Deadline to apply: January 31, 2017
If one of your New Year’s resolutions is to take your education to the next level, you won’t want to miss out on this year’s Union Plus Scholarship. For the past 25 years, Union Plus has distributed over 4 million scholarship dollars to working families. Whether you’re going back to school or continuing with your studies, the Union Plus Scholarship program is there to help you make your dreams a reality.
How does the Union Plus Scholarship Program work?
This is a competitive scholarship. Applicants are evaluated according to academic ability, social awareness, financial need and appreciation of labor. A GPA of 3.0 or higher is recommended.
The required essays can account for up to half your total score.
Scholarship applicants are judged by a committee of impartial post-secondary educators.
Applications are available starting in mid-June, and a complete application must be received on or before 12:00 p.m. (Eastern Time) on January 31, 2017. Applications received after this deadline will not be considered.
Scholarship Award Amounts:
Amounts range from $500 to $4,000. These one-time cash awards are for study beginning in the Fall of 2017. Students may re-apply each year.
The Scholarship Committee will determine recipients of scholarship awards by May 31 each year. During the first week of June award recipients will be individually notified by mail, and all applicants will be sent an email with notification that the award list is posted here. Please note that due to the volume of applications we cannot provide any information on the status of an application before award announcements are made.