Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Union Plus Scholarships

CSUEU members, their spouses, and their dependent children can apply for the Union Plus Scholarship Program, now through January 31, 2012.

Applications are submitted online. Scholarships are awarded based on academic ability, social awareness, financial need and appreciation of labor. Awards range from $500 to $4,000.

From the Frequently Asked Questions list:

Current and retired members of unions that participate in any Union Plus program, their spouses and their dependent children (as defined by IRS regulations) can apply for a Union Plus Scholarship. Grandchildren are not eligible unless a legal dependent (as defined by IRS regulations).

CSUEU members are eligible as members of Service Employees International Union (SEIU), a Union Plus participant. CSUEU is SEIU Local 2579.


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