The 2014 Union Plus Scholarship application is now available. The application deadline is Friday, January 31, 2014 at 12 pm (noon).
Eligibility: Current and retired members of unions participating in any Union Plus program (which AFT does), their spouses and their dependent children (as defined by IRS regulations). Grandchildren are not eligible unless a legal dependent (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 dependent). The one year membership minimum must be satisfied by May 31, 2014.
Scholarship Award Amounts: Amounts range from $500 to $4,000. These one-time cash awards are for study beginning in the fall of 2014. Students may re-apply each year.
Application Requirements: 1) A letter of recommendation, 2) two essays - one about the applicant's goals, aspirations and community service, and the other about the applicant's relationship with the union and the labor movement, and 3) the applicant's union information, which should include the information stated below.
AFT Local 1904
Montclair State University
One Normal Ave., CO 314A
Montclair, NJ 07042
President: Richard Wolfson
Office Manager: Linda Turano
If you or a family member applies for this scholarship, please be sure to let the Local know by sending us an email @ firstname.lastname@example.org.