Fund Details
2025 Union Plus Scholarship

Brief Description:

2025 Union Plus Scholarship

New and returning applicantsClick here to create a new application account or to login.

**Note:  this Scholarship website has its own unique login, it's NOT the same as the login for Applicants who do not already have a Scholarship account, click above to create a new account.**

Logged in users:  Click on "Continue with Application" link.

Application deadline: 12:00 PM (Noon, Eastern Standard Time), Friday January 31, 2025.

Since 1991, the Union Plus Scholarship Program has awarded more than $5.6 million to students of union families. Over 4,000 union families have benefited from our commitment to higher education.

Award amounts: $500 to $4,000.  These one-time cash awards are for study beginning in the Fall of 2025. Students may re-apply each year.

Award date:  May 31, 2025. During the first week of June 2025 award recipients will be notified by postal mail, and all applicants will be sent email notification. 

Eligibility criteria:
  • Current and retired members of unions participating in any Union Plus program, their spouses and their dependent children (as defined by IRS regulations) are eligible. Grandchildren are not eligible unless a legal dependent (as defined by IRS regulations).  At least one year of continuous union membership by the applicant, applicant's spouse or parent (if applicant is a dependent). The one year membership minimum must be satisfied by May 31, 2026.
  • Members of participating unions from the U.S., Puerto Rico, Guam and the U.S. Virgin Islands and Canada are eligible.
  • The applicant must be accepted into a U.S. accredited college, university, community college, technical or trade school at the time the award is issued.  Awards must be used for the 2025 - 2026 school year.
  • Undergraduate and graduate students are eligible to apply.
See list of FAQs at the bottom of the Union Plus Scholarship webpage.

This program is offered through the Union Plus Education Foundation, which is sponsored by Union Privilege.

The Union Plus Education Foundation is funded in part by donations from Capital One N.A. (the provider of the 
Union Plus Credit Card), First National Bank of Omaha (the provider of the Union Plus Personal Loan), and Edvance (a provider of the Union Plus College Program).

Begin Accepting Applications Date:
Deadline Date (EST Time Zone) :
1/31/2025 12:00 PM