AFT Guild

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Please consider taking advantage of the many scholarship opportunities available to AFT members and their families:
Raoul Teilhet Scholarship Program
The California Federation of Teachers offers $3000 and $1000 scholarships to high school seniors and continuing college students who are dependents of CFT members.  Application deadline: January 10 and July 1, respectively. To learn more click here:

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, phone (800) 238-1133 extension 4457, or go to

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.  Go to

National Labor College Scholarship Program and Union Plus "Green" Scholarship Program
For individuals wanting to attend the National Labor College in Maryland or New Mexico, the AFL-CIO awards a total of $25,000 to eligible members or staff employees of affiliated unions.  Or, attend the Green Workplace Representative Certificate Program with this special Union Plus Scholarship. Learn more at: Union Plus National Labor College Scholarship

Not a Guild member yet? Joining as a member doesn't cost you any extra, and gives you access to numerous discounts and free benefits. Click here to join online:

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