The Union Plus Free College program can help you and your family achieve an associate degree from a public, accredited nonprofit community college without out-of-pocket costs for tuition, fees or e-books.
Education & Learning Opportunities
This program offers four 4-year, $8,000 post-secondary scholarships to students who are dependents of AFT members, as well as 10 one-time $1,000 grants to AFT members.
Since 1991, the Union Plus Scholarship Program has awarded more than $4.5 million to students of working families who want to begin or continue their post-secondary education.
As a union, we are fighting to make college affordable and student debt manageable. However, 44 million people in the United States are saddled with student loan debt. We offer ways to help our members and affiliates.
Summer will help you get your loans under control. Started by student loan borrowers who wanted to help others, Summer helps members navigate the student loan repayment landscape.
AFT members and their families can complete a bachelor’s degree online for free. Classes are through a public, accredited university.