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UNION PLUS EDUCATION FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP

    Union Plus Education Foundation Scholarship
    c/o Union Privilege
    1100 First Street NE, Suite #850
    Washington, DC  20002
    www.unionplus.org/benefits/education/union-plus-scholarships

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    Current and retired members of participating unions, their spouses and
    their dependent children (as defined by IRS regulations) are eligible.
    At least one year of continuous union membership by the applicant,
    applicant's spouse or partner (if applicant is a dependent).  The one
    year membership minimum must be satisfied by May 31 of the scholarship
    year. 

    Scholarship award amounts range from $500 to $4,000.  This is a one-
    time cash award for study beginning in the fall of the same year the 
    award is granted.  Students may re-apply each year.

    This is a competitive scholarship.  Applicants for 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.  Scholar-
    ship applicants are judged by a committee of impartial post-secondary
    educators.

    Applications are available beginning in mid-June. See website for more
    details.

    Deadline:  January 31

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