More than 3,200 students in union families, including OPEIU, have received nearly $5 million in money for college through the Union Plus Scholarship Program. Awards are based on outstanding academic achievement, personal character, financial need and commitment to the values of organized.
At a time when many families have been financially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, Union Plus is especially glad to support hardworking students as they further their educations and pave the path for future success.
- Who can apply? Current and retired participating union members, their spouses and their dependent children.
- What schools are eligible? Awards are granted to students attending any U.S. accredited two-year college, four-year college, graduate school, or recognized technical or trade
- What school years are included? The current 2021 application is open to students attending college during the 2021–2022 school year, for any year of college, from freshmen undergraduates to the final year of graduate school.
- What are the award amounts? One time grants of $500 to $4,000, but students may reapply each year. Over $150,000 in awards is given each year.
The 2021 Union Plus Scholarship application is open and entirely online, allowing students to complete the application in stages and save answers before submitting.
Start your application today! Deadline: Jan. 31, 2021.
Link: unionplus.org/scholarship or https://www.unionplus.org/benefits/education/union-plus-scholarships