BTU members have the opportunity to enjoy many benefits, including:
Union Plus – How It Works
Union Plus Financial Products and Services
Union Plus Home-Related Products and Services
Union Plus Travel and Entertainment
Union Plus Auto-Related Products and Services
Union Plus Insurance Plans
Union Plus Health Insurance (Dental, Vision, Prescriptions, Hearing, Retiree Health Insurance)
Union Plus Hardship Help (Financial, Homeowner, and Healthcare Assistance)
Please call AFT + Member Benefits at 800-238-1133, ext. 8643,
with general Union Plus program questions.
Higher Education Services
Scholarships Union Plus offers Scholarships $500-$4000, applications become available mid June. The scholarships are open to Current and retired members of participating unions, their spouses and their dependent children (as defined by IRS regulations). At least one year of continuous union membership by the applicant, applicant’s spouse or parent (if applicant is a dependent).
The one year membership minimum must be satisfied by May 31 of the scholarship year. This is a competitive scholarship. Applicants are evaluated according to academic ability, social awareness, financial need and appreciation of labor. A GPA of 3.0 or higher is recommended. The required essays can account for up to half your total score. A complete application must be received on or before 12:00 p.m. (Eastern Time) on January 31st of the scholarship year. Students may re-apply each year.