If you’re part of a union, apply for a scholarhip! Union Plus Scholarships are awarded to dependents of union members, as well as current and retired members and their spouses Participating unions include SAG AFTRA, UA, AFGE, and many others.
The applicant must be accepted into a U.S. accredited college or university, community college or technical or trade school at the time the award is issued. Awards must be used for the 2020 — 2021 school year. Undergraduate and graduate students are eligible.
Applicants are evaluated according to academic ability, social awareness, financial need and appreciation of labor. A GPA of 3.0 or higher is recommended. The required essays can account for up to half of the total score. Scholarship applicants are judged by a committee of impartial post-secondary educators.
Amounts range from $500 to $4,000. These one-time cash awards are for study beginning in the Fall of 2020. Students may re-apply each year.
Deadline to apply is January 31, 2020.