OFFICIAL UNION NOTICE—PLEASE POST                                  Union Plus                Scholarship Program          ...
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  1. 1. OFFICIAL UNION NOTICE—PLEASE POST Union Plus Scholarship Program Apply online for the 2012 Union Plus Scholarship. Deadline to apply: January 31, 2012. This years application is entirely online - allowing students to complete their application over time and save their responses: Eligibility Criteria:Since 1992, the Union Plus Scholarship  This is a competitive scholarship, and applicantsProgram has awarded more than are evaluated according to academic ability,$3.2 million to students of working families social awareness, financial need and appreciationwho want to begin or continue their post- of labor. A GPA of 3.0 or higher issecondary education. Over 2,100 families recommended.  Current and retired members of unionshave benefited from our commitment to participating in any Union Plus program, theirhigher education. The Union Plus spouses and their dependent children (as definedScholarship Program is offered through the by IRS regulations). At least one year ofUnion Plus Education Foundation. continuous union membership by the applicant, applicants spouse or parent (if applicant is a Application Deadline: A complete dependent). The one year membership minimumapplication must be received on or before must be satisfied by May 31, 2012. 11:59 p.m. on Tuesday  Members of participating unions from the U.S., January 31, 2012. Puerto Rico, Guam and the U.S. Virgin IslandsApplications received after this deadline and Canada. will not be considered.  The applicant must be accepted into a U.S. accredited college or university, community college, technical or trade school at the time theScholarship Award Amounts: Amounts award is issued. Awards must be used for therange from $500 to $4000. These one-time 2012 - 2013 school awards are for study beginning in the  Undergraduate and graduate students are eligible.fall of 2012. Students may re-apply each  Scholarship applications are judged by ayear. committee of impartial post secondary educators.Award Date: The Scholarship Committee Application Deadline: A completewill determine recipients of the scholarship application must be received on orby May 31, 2012. Recipients are notified before 11:59 p.m. on Tuesdayby mail during the first two weeks of June January 31, 2012.2012. Due to the volume of applications we Applications received after thiscan only notify award recipients. deadline will not be considered. OFFICIAL UNION NOTICE—PLEASE POST