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:

Lawmakers Urge TSA to Return to Negotiating Table with Union

May 13, 2019

Democratic representatives on the House Committee on Homeland Security sent a letter to TSA Administrator David Pekoske expressing concerns over Pekoske’s refusal to say for certain during a recent congressional hearing whether he would negotiate a new contract with TSA officers. The current collective bargaining agreement between AFGE and TSA expires in December.

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Government Workers Honored During Public Service Recognition Week

May 13, 2019

Whether it’s the workers at the VA who care for our veterans, the correctional officers who keep our communities safe from dangerous criminals, the inspectors who make sure our food is safe, the TSA officers who maintain the security of traveling Americans, the EPA employees who protect our environment and human health, the workers who make sure our seniors’ Social Security benefits arrive on time, or the many other public servants who work every day on behalf of the American public – these workers provide vital services to us all.

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