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Scholarship Opportunities

UHP offers scholarships for our members in good standing (and their high school and college dependents), now available online

Please complete an application online follow instructions for submission. 

I recommend that you requested transcripts ahead of time, the process can take some time and may cause disqualification for your application. 

Incomplete applications and applications submitted after due date will not be accepted.

The scholarship deadline is Monday, Feb. 28, at 5 p.m.

Please send questions to

—In solidarity, Liz Figueroa, VP for membership activities

Additional Scholarship Opportunities

AFT Robert G. Porter Scholars Program

The 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 to assist with their continuing education and/or fund their proposed ideas to strengthen and grow their union. Application deadline is March 31. Learn more.

AFT CT Scholarships

AFT CT offers two $2,500 scholarships, one for members and one for spouses/depenents, with an application deadline of Apri 1. See the details.

2023 Workers' Memorial Day Scholarship Essay Contest

This is an offering from the CT AFL-CIO Health and Safety Committee, available to high school seniors. Essays and applications are due April 1. Learn more and apply.

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