Southwest Suburban Federation of Teachers

Southwest Suburban Federation of Teachers

AFT Local 943



American Federation of Teachers
Robert G. Porter Scholars Program 




The AFT Robert G. Porter Scholars Program offers four 4-year, $8,000 post-secondary scholarships to graduating high school seniors who are dependents of AFT members, as well as 10 one-time $1,000 grants to AFT members to assist with their continuing education.

 Program eligibility requirements:

One-time $1,000 Grant:

  • Must be an AFT member in good standing for at least one year.

  • Pursuing courses in their field of work.

  • No full- or part-time AFT staff, state or local, may apply.

Four-year $8,000 Post-secondary Scholarship:

  • Must be an AFT member's dependent.

  • Graduating high school senior.

2018 applications will be available starting in December.



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