There is a single application for the SAG-AFTRA Foundation Scholarship Program with two tiers of scholarships offered: the John L. Dales Scholarships and the George Heller Memorial Scholarship.
The SAG-AFTRA Foundation staff shall determine which scholarship criteria (Dales or Heller) the applicant meets. An applicant may qualify for only one scholarship per year.
Please read through this entire page carefully because there are vital instructions posted here and eligibility requirements may have changed.
Member applicant or parent of dependent applying must be paid current with their SAG-AFTRA dues to April, 2019.
Recipients may receive a total of five (5) John L. Dales Standard Scholarships in a lifetime. Recipients may receive a total of two (2) John L. Dales Transitional Scholarships in a lifetime. Recipients may receive a total of one (1) George Heller Scholarship in a lifetime.
First, if you have not applied online for a scholarship previously, you MUST sign up for a new account here.
If you applied for a scholarship previously or are returning to work on this year’s application, use the link below to sign into your existing account. Then click “Resume Application” on your dashboard to submit yourself for an eligibility check. Once your eligibility has been determined and your account has been approved, log in again and fill out the scholarship application.
PLEASE NOTE: The scholarship application requires a separate user account from the user account you may already have with our website to sign up for our events.
Only use the links to the left of this page to create an account or log into your scholarship application. Do not use the “Sign In” tab at the very top of the page.
The website address where you sign into your scholarship application must have the word ‘scholarship’ at the front like this https://scholarship.sagaftra.foundation in order for you to successfully sign into your account.
The scholarship application will be available on November 15, 2018.
The deadline to complete the scholarship application is:
The deadline to submit the federal tax returns is:
If you have any questions please contact us here.
JOHN L. DALES STANDARD SCHOLARSHIP
Applicants for the John L. Dales Scholarship will be selected in accordance with the following criteria:
GEORGE HELLER STANDARD SCHOLARSHIP
Applicants for the George Heller Standard Scholarships will be selected in accordance with the following criteria:
Standard Application Requirements:
JOHN L. DALES TRANSITIONAL SCHOLARSHIP
Applicants for the SAG-AFTRA Foundation Transitional Scholarships will be selected in accordance with the following criteria:
GEORGE HELLER TRANSITIONAL SCHOLARSHIP
Applicants for the George Heller Transitional Scholarships will be selected in accordance with the following criteria:
Transitional Application Requirements:
The SAG-AFTRA Foundation Scholarship Committee reviews all applicants and determines all awards.
SAG-AFTRA Foundation Scholarship Committee members, their families, their relatives, SAG-AFTRA Foundation board members and employees of the SAG-AFTRA Foundation are not eligible for Standard Scholarships.