AFT Connecticut awards two scholarship annually; one for union members’ own educational pursuits and the other for their spouses, domestic partners or children.

Click below for information on both AFT Connecticut scholarships, access to downloadable application forms and instructions.

As affiliates of the national AFT, members are also eligible for one of 10 grants of $1,000 each to assist with their continuing education. Plus their dependents may apply for an $8,000 scholarship awarded each year to four high-achieving high school seniors.

Click here for information on the national AFT scholarship benefits, including instructions and access to apply online.

But hurry — the deadline for both AFT Connecticut scholarships is now Friday, April 11, 2014.