National scholarships for members and dependents

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More scholarships and professional grants are available to members and their dependents through the AFT and the AFL-CIO. Click on the links below or download this flyer to learn more.

Robert G. Porter Scholarship Program

The AFT awards four $8000 scholarships to high school seniors who are dependents of AFT members, as well as 20 continuing education grants of $1000 to AFT members. Application deadline: March 31. To learn more, email porterscholars@aft.org or go to the AFT Web site.

Union Plus Scholarship Program

The AFL-CIO offers scholarships ranging from $500 to $4000 to union members, their spouses, and their dependents who are enrolled at an accredited institution of higher education. Scholarships are also available to graduate students. Application deadline: January 31Learn more from Union Plus.