Free College Benefit

As part of the SEIU Free College Benefit, union members and their family are instantly eligible for free online education at Eastern Gateway Community College. They can earn an Associates Degree or Certificate online without having to pay for tuition, fees or ebooks.

To learn more about the program, visit:

Local 284 Scholarships

Six Local 284 scholarships are available in the amount of $500 each. Forms are available in August each year with the drawing held at the April Executive Board or general membership Union meeting. The deadline for entering is March 31st of each year.

Scholarship forms and more information is available on our website at

AFL-CIO Scholarships

In addition to the SEIU Scholarships, members and their dependents are eligible for the MN AFL-CIO Scholarships. These are awarded to graduating high school seniors. The application in due in April of every year, and can be found online.

More information is available here.




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