Southwest Suburban Federation of Teachers

Southwest Suburban Federation of Teachers

AFT Local 943

Union Plus Scholarship



The Union Plus Scholarship offers $150,000 in scholarships annually to members, their spouses and dependents. Students who are beginning or continuing their secondary education are eligible. 

Awards are based on academic achievement, character, leadership, social awareness, career goals and financial need.

Scholarships are available to union members and their children to attend college, in amounts ranging from $500 to $4,000.

Application Timeline

Applications are available starting in mid-June, and a complete application must be received on or before 12:00 p.m. (Eastern Time) on January 31, 2018. Applications received after this deadline will not be considered.

Scholarship Award Amounts

Amounts range from $500 to $4,000. These one-time cash awards are for study beginning in the Fall of 2018. Students may re-apply each year.






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