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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: http://cft.org/index.php/scholarships.html.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org, phone (800) 238-1133 extension 4457, or go to http://www.aft.org/benefits/scholarships.cfm
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 www.unionplus.org/scholarships.
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
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