- As an AFA and CWA Member, you and/or certain eligible dependents have the opportunities for at least two different scholarships.
- An additional opportunity, the Union Plus Free College Benefit, offers the ability to earn a degree with no out of pocket expense for tuition, fees, and e-books.
- Check out the links below for eligibility requirements, application information, and other important details for each opportunity.
As an AFA and CWA Member, you and/or certain eligible dependents have the opportunities for at least two different scholarships for the pursuit of higher education. The time for applying is now!
Brought to you by our Union, these benefits of union membership have become very popular with Members. Please see the respective links for detailed information, and good luck in obtaining financial assistance.
AFA Dee Maki Scholarship
The Association of Flight Attendants Dee Maki Scholarship is intended to provide financial assistance to dependents of our active members who will be attending a college or university. The deadline for applications is April 10. Details are available on the AFA International website at http://www.afacwa.org/scholarships.
CWA Joe Beirne Scholarship
The Joe Beirne Scholarship is offered by CWA. The deadline for applications is April 30. Details on this scholarship are on the CWA website at http://www.cwa-union.org/pages/beirne.
Union Plus Free College Benefit
In addition, there is a free college benefit available through Union Plus for active and retired Members and their families with the opportunity to earn an associate degree completely online – for FREE. Details and an application are online at https://www.unionplusfreecollege.org. This benefit can save you thousands of dollars.
If you have any questions, please contact your LEC Officers