Apply Now for the 2019 Union Plus Scholarship!

The 2018 Union Plus Scholarship awards were recently announced, and the new 2019 application is now available.

The application is entirely online, allowing students to complete their application over time and save their responses.

Over the past 27 years, more than $4.3 million have been awarded to students of over 2,900 union families. Start your application today at

Don’t delay. Deadline is January 31, 2019.

The AFGE winners for the 2018 Union Plus Scholarship awards: 

  • Tiajuanna Evans of Hopkins, South Carolina. Evans, who is a member of AFGE Local 1915, has been awarded a $750 scholarship. 
  • Noah Frazee of Huntington, West Virginia. Frazee, whose father, Barry Frazee, is a member of AFGE Local 1286, and whose mother, Amanda Frazee, is a member of AFGE Local 2344, has been awarded a $500 scholarship. 
  • Ryan Murphy of Mahwah, New Jersey. Murphy, whose father, Norman Murphy, is a member of AFGE Local 913, has been awarded a $2,000 scholarship. 

Recent AFGE News:

Our Union Kicks off 41st Convention as Threats Mount

August 06, 2018

Our union has faced life-threatening challenges before, but these threats are different. We have politicians in the White House, the House, and the Senate who are hell bent on wiping us out. We have never had our union contracts unilaterally annulled, our union volunteers kicked out of offices, our work fighting injustice severely restricted or denied. That’s why this national convention is extremely important. The stakes have never been higher – and that's why our 41st Triennial National Convention is so important.

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Why Your Coworkers Need to Join Our Union Now

August 06, 2018

With all the new anti-federal employee laws, pending bills, and Executive Orders, you may feel federal employees are the sole target of politicians. In reality, these politicians have been coming after all working people for decades.

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