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One-time cash award for current or retired union members in good standing, in unions affiliated with the AFL-CIO, their spouses, and dependent children. Based upon academic achievement, character, leadership, career goals, social awareness of the labor movement and financial need. Must be from Canada or U.S., including Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. Members must apply online at our web site: https://www.unionplus.org/benefits/money/union-plus-scholarships.

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  • CheckmarkMust be an undergraduate student or a graduate student
  • CheckmarkMust attend a university, a four-year college, two-year college or a vocational-tech school
  • CheckmarkMinimum 2.5 GPA
  • CheckmarkBoth full-time and part-time students
  • CheckmarkRestricted to students studying in Alaska, Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Iowa, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin, West Virginia, Wyoming
  • CheckmarkMust be affiliated with AFL-CIO

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Contact Shana E. Higgins
Program Assistant
Tel: 202-778-9836 Address Union Privilege, 1100 First Street, NE
Suite 850
Washington, DC 20002