Each year, three scholarship programs are available for members of AFT Connecticut-affiliated local unions and their families. The 2018 application windows for these valuable benefits are now open:
- AFT Connecticut awards two $2,500.00 scholarships annually; one to a member for their own higher education and another for a spouse, domestic partner or child of a member;
- Our national AFT’s Robert G. Porter Scholars Program offers one-time $1,000.00 grants to union members and four-year, $8,000.00 scholarships to their dependents; &
- Union Plus awards grants to members and their families ranging from $500.00 to $4,000.00 each year.
Make your New Year’s resolution to take advantage of these unique members-only benefits for your family and apply for all three today. The first deadline is in two weeks when the Union Plus scholarship application window closes on January 31st.