Deadline Extended: $2,500 College Scholarships

Scholarships Application Changes Due to Coronavirus 

If you have a senior in high school getting ready for college, it's time for them to apply for the Diann Woodard AFSA Scholarship Program, which is open to children of AFSA members in good standing. Each year AFSA provides five outstanding students with a one-time, $2,500 award toward college tuition.

The application can be found here

In light of the current coronavirus situation, we have extended the deadline for the 2020 AFSA Diann Woodard Scholarship application until May 29, 2020.

In addition to the deadline modification, we have changed some of the requirements:

  • Students can submit the application package via email to
  • The file submitted should be a single PDF with all the forms and documents. 
  • Send the application with "delivery status notification" and "return receipt" so you are sure it is received. 
  • We will accept an unofficial transcript if you cannot obtain an official one.

All applicants must be a graduating high school senior who will be attending college for the first time in the award year.

The program is designed to support students who express a strong commitment to pursuing education beyond secondary school. 

Students who apply must clearly express their goals for the future and appropriately tie these goals to their higher education aspirations.


  • Applicant must be a graduating high school senior who is attending college for the first time in the award year.
  • Applicant’s parent or legal guardian must be an AFSA member in good standing.
  • Scholarship award check will be issued upon college enrollment verification.
  • Scholarship award funds may only be used for tuition, books, fees, supplies and equipment.

Download the application here.