Support for education is often a benefit of union membership. In some cases, funds are available through the union’s contractual agreement with employers. Other times support is provided from the union treasury. The delivery of education support packages includes voucher programs, tuition reimbursement, and scholarships. systems, to tuition reimbursements. The amount of assistance and the details of how to access these funds can change over time, so please contact your employer or union. Some of the programs and links are listed below:
- 1199 SEIU Training and Upgrading Fund provides tuition for a range of customized college courses – https://www.1199seiubenefits.org/funds-and-services/training-and-employment/
- Public Employees Federation (PEF) members and their dependents may be eligible for numerous union-sponsored scholarships. – https://www.pef.org/about/scholarships/
- CSEA Local 1000 Tuition Benefits Program can help members realize their educational and career goals – https://www.nyscseapartnership.org/NYS-CSEA-Employees/TuitionBenefits.cfm#.YAxznOBOkQl
To defer all or part of your tuition bill to a third-party, please be sure to follow the approved process. Click here to learn more.