Union Strong, Union Smart with New Union Plus Education Benefits

February 10th, 2011

The rising costs of education are a hurdle for working families. But thanks to new Union Plus discounts, scholarships and rebates, AFM families and their children have help to get the college edge.

New Education Rebates: AFM Union Plus Credit Card holders can now qualify for rebates of $50, $125 or $250 for eligible education purchases made with their AFM Union Plus Credit Card.

Purchases made at educational institutions for college text books, tuition, tutoring, dining costs and other education-related expenses qualify for the rebate. In addition, fees from The Princeton Review college test preparation courses and SAT, ACT, GRE, GMAT, MCAT and LSAT test registration (College Board or other test providers) qualify for the rebate.

Amount of Eligible Education Purchase Rebate Amount
$200 $50
$500 $125
$1000 $250

Visit UnionPlus.org/Education to learn more and to download an education rebate application.

Union Plus Scholarships
Whether you’re attending the National Labor College or another accredited institution, Union Plus can help you cut the cost of a higher education with these scholarships:

  • $150,000 in Union Plus Scholarship awards are granted to students attending a two-year college, four-year college, graduate school or a recognized technical or trade school.
  • $25,000 in scholarships to help union members and leaders obtain degrees at the National Labor College.
  • New scholarships for Digital Learning classes for the National Labor College’s three new online degree programs in March and May.
  • Canadian members may also apply for scholarships if attending a school in the U.S. Visit UnionPlus Education for more information.

Save on College Test Preparation
AFM families and their children can now better afford the preparation needed to get that college acceptance letter. Your Union Plus College Test Preparation Discount can save AFM families 15-60% on college and graduate preparation classes with The Princeton Review:

  • Save on SAT and ACT Online and Classroom Courses
  • College Affordability and Admissions Courses at 50% off Lessen the Stress
  • Save 20-50% on GRE, GMAT, LSAT or MCAT test prep.

Not sure what help you need? Sign up for a free, no obligation, full-length practice test and an advisor will help you review your results to see what type of help is best for you.

Canadian union members can also take advantage of the discounts. To enroll or learn more about your union-member-only discount, call 1-888-243-7737 or visit UnionPlus.org/CollegePrep.

Grants are also available to help you save for your children or grandchildren’s future. Learn more at UnionPlus.org/Education.