AFT Connecticut Scholarships

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The AFT Connecticut Scholarship Program provides funding to eligible members and their dependents selected by the scholarship committee based on applications submitted by those seeking the benefit. The executive committee votes on the recommendations made by the scholarship committee and the awards for 2021 will be announced later in the year.
 
The Scholarship Account is funded by AFT Connecticut, but is supported by donations from local unions when they name members to the AFT Connecticut Honor Roll.
 
Click here for the program guidelines and criteria (updated Jan., 2016).
 
Applications for 2021 benefits are due by Sat., 05/01/2021.
 
Awards are presented to the candidates selected by the scholarship committee. The amount of the awards is determined each year by the committee based on academic promise, financial need, and other criteria the committee chooses.
 
Persons eligible to apply for a scholarship are members, members’ spouses or domestic partners, or children of members. Grandchildren of members are also eligible if they are legal dependents and/or the grandparents are financially responsible for the child.
 
Click here to send completed applications and corresponding documents via e-mail (preferred).
 
Click here for the 2021 application for union members (updated Feb., 2021).
 
Click here for the 2021 application for public employee and healthcare union members' spouses, domestic partners or children (updated Feb., 2021).
 
Click here for the 2021 application for PreK-12, PSRP and higher education union members' spouses, domestic partners or children (updated Feb., 2021).
 
Click here to watch the scholarship award presentation at our 2018 convention.