2017 Union Plus Scholarship Program Accepting Applications
Since 1991, the Union Plus Scholarship Program has awarded more than $4 million to students of working families who want to begin or continue their post-secondary education. Over 2,700 families have benefited from our commitment to higher education. The Union Plus Education Foundation, supported in part by contributions from the provider of the Union Plus Credit Card. (You do not need to be a Union Plus Credit Card holder to apply for this scholarship.)
Current and retired members of participating unions, their spouses, and their dependant children (as defined by IRS regulations). At least one year of continuous union membership by the applicant, applicant's spouse or parent (if applicant is a dependant). The one year membership minimum must be satisfied by May 31, 2017.
Applications are available starting in mid-June, and a complete application must be received on or before 12:00 p.m. (Eastern Time) on January 31, 2017. Applications receiver after this deadline will not be considered.
The Scholarship Committee will determine recipients of scholarship awards by May 31 each year. During the first week of June award recipients will be individually notified by mail, and all applicants will be sent an email with notification that the award has been posted online. Please note that due to the volume of applications we cannor provide any information on the status of an application before award announcements are made
To apply, go to: https://unionplus.org/college-education-financing/union-plus-scholarship