Scholarships & Awards
The Minnesota AFL-CIO is proud to have scholarships available for union members and their dependents.
The Minnesota AFL-CIO scholarship is awarded to five (5) recipients in 2014 to graduating high school seniors who are union members or the dependents of union members.
The scholarship application deadline is April 30, 2014.
Download the scholarship form for details of eligibility requirements.
Since 1992, the Union Plus Scholarship Program has awarded more than $2.4 million to students of working families who want to begin or continue their post-secondary education. Over 1,700 families have benefited from our commitment to higher education. The Union Plus Scholarship Program is offered through the Union Plus Education Foundation. Here is more information at UnionPlus.
The Tobey Lapakko Labor Leadership Grant is available to women who are union members in good standing; the Charles McKenna Leadership Grant is available to men who are union members in good standing.
Grants are available for members of affiliated unions seeking to develop their abilities and skills as union leaders. The grants help defray the cost of classes, programs or conferences sponsored or endorsed by the AFL-CIO or affiliated organizations. read more »