Scholarship Program Deadlines

Scholarship Program Deadlines

Date: January 18, 2017
Type: AFA Article

UNION PLUS:  Since 1992, the Union Plus Scholarship Program has awarded more than $4 million to students of working families who want to begin or continue their post-secondary education. Last year alone, 2,700 Union members and Union family members were awarded $150,000 in scholarships, ranging from $500 to $4,000.

The deadline for the 2017 Union Plus Scholarship application is January 31, 2017, and this scholarship is open to any student who is attending or planning to attend a college or university.  Applications are evaluated according to academic ability, social awareness, financial need, and appreciation of labor.

If you are interested in participating in the application process for this program, we encourage you to visit the Union Plus website for more information. 

AFA-CWAThe Association of Flight Attendants-CWA Scholarship Fund is intended to provide financial assistance to dependents of United Flight Attendants who will be attending a college or university.

The deadline for applications is April 10, 2017. For more information please visit

CWA:  The CWA Joe Beirne Scholarship awards CWA Members and their spouses, children and grandchildren, including those of retired or deceased Members fifteen partial college scholarships of $3,000 each are being offered for the 2017-2018 school year. The deadline for applications is April 29, 2017. Details on this scholarship can be found on the CWA website at