Union Scholarship 2017
Since 1992, the Union Plus Scholarship Program 2017 has awarded more than $4 million to students of union families. Over 2,700 union families have benefited from our commitment to higher education.
This program is offered through the Union Plus Education Foundation, which is sponsored by Union Privilege.
The Union Plus Education Foundation is funded in part by donations from Capital One N.A., the provider of the Union Plus Credit Card (You do not need to be a Union Plus Credit Card holder to apply for this scholarship.)
Award amounts :
$500 to $4,000. These one-time cash awards are for study beginning in the Fall of 2017. Students may re-apply each year.
Award date :
May 31, 2017. During the first week of June 2017 award recipients will be notified by postal mail, and all applicants will be sent email notification.
Application deadline :
12:00pm (noon, Eastern Time), Tuesday, January 31, 2017.
- Current and retired members of unions participating in any Union Plus program, their spouses and their dependent children (as defined by IRS regulations) are eligible. 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, 2017.
- Members of participating unions from the U.S., Puerto Rico, Guam and the U.S. Virgin Islands and Canada.
- The applicant must be accepted into a U.S. accredited college, university, community college, technical or trade school at the time the award is issued. Awards must be used for the 2017 - 2018 school year.
- Undergraduate and graduate students are eligible to apply. For more information on the scholarships and application procedures please visit Union Plus website at here