national scholarsips

National scholarships for members and dependents

More scholarships and professional grants are available to members and their dependents through the AFT and the AFL-CIO. Click on the links below or download this flyer to learn more.

Robert G. Porter Scholarship Program
The AFT awards four $8000 scholarships to high school seniors who are dependents of AFT members, as well as 20 continuing education grants of $1000 to AFT members. Application deadline: March 31. To learn more, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or go to the AFT Web site.

Union Plus Scholarship Program
The AFL-CIO offers scholarships ranging from $500 to $4000 to union members, their spouses, and their dependents who are enrolled at an accredited institution of higher education. Scholarships are also available to graduate students. Application deadline: January 31. Learn more from Union Plus.