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FEEA is pleased to announce the finalists of its 2020 merit-based scholarship competition. This year, FEEA awarded 221 scholarships, with support from our partners. Selected from just over 2,300 applicants, these students were chosen for their outstanding academic achievements and community engagement. A full list of finalists can be found here:

The 2020 finalists represent a diverse set of 75 academic majors and more than 175 institutions of higher learning. This year, they also hail from all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Germany, Jordan, and Turkey. The majority are children of federal employees who serve in 92 federal departments and agencies. Others are grandchildren of retired federal employees and federal employees themselves.

FEEA is especially grateful to the many individual donors who joined the following organizations in sponsoring this year’s competition:

This program, and all FEEA’s programs, are made possible by its generous individual and organizational sponsors, who donate and pledge to CFC#11185 each year.

The application for the 2021 FEEA Scholarship competition will be released in November 2020.