Los Angeles County
African American Employees

Member Grant & Scholarship Program

The Member Grant and Scholarship Program supports the Association’s vision of providing training and professional development opportunities to our members that will enhance their County career experience and personal development goals. It also provides academic scholarship to members’ qualified family member (child).

Awards are presented to recipients at the annual General Membership Educational Conference in October.

This year, the program will award up to $4,500 in grants and scholarships to a member, or a child of a member, in good standing. *Awards may be paid directly to the organization administering/sponsoring the request.

  • National Seminars Group Star12 Annual Pass: Access to year-round skill building training, professional development seminars, workshops, conferences, and online web-based learning opportunities.
  • Academic Scholarship (Adult and Youth): Scholarships are awarded to a member or a qualified family member (child) who is attending or plans to attend a 2-year or 4-year college or university.
  •  Passion of Interest Grant: Vocational, personal interest, hobbies, etc., that may be beneficial to the Association.

Eligibility – (a) Must be a member, or a child of a member, in good standing and (b) the member must have maintained uninterrupted membership for three (3) years.

Application Process – Submit completed application and all required documentation during the application filing period. An essay no more than 500-words must be part of your application.

  • The applicants’ essay shall align their professional/academic pursuit to LACAAEA’s 2022 conference theme – Advancing Equity, Representation, and Resilience in Black Health and Wellness.

Application Filing Period – The 2022 application filling period is Friday, July 1, 2022 until Friday, September 30, 2022 by 5:00 p.m. Only applications submitted online at https://lacaaea.org/grants-scholarship-program-application will be accepted.

Selection Process – All applications will be reviewed by the Program Review Committee and a member or their child who made the initial cut may be scheduled for a follow-up interview.

Award Distribution – *Award recipient(s) will be notified in October 2022. Awards may be submitted directly to organization or vendor administering program course or training. Awards are granted one-time only and are not recurring. Award may be disbursed directly to Academic Scholarship Awardee(s) upon submission of proof of college/university enrollment.

Member Grant & Scholarship Program Application

We are no longer accepting applications.

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LACAAEA member must be in good standing. Member must have maintained uninterrupted membership for three (3) years. Previous awardees are eligible to reapply for future grants and scholarships after three years in which membership status was uninterrupted. Maximum lifetime award opportunities are 3 awards of any type or combination offered by LACAAEA. Proof of registration is required to receive awards.