The spouse and eligible dependent children of an employee who are entitled to utilize the remaining balance up to $6,000 of the employee’s tuition assistance eligibility plus one additional year, excluding any advance payment, for college classes or vocational pursuits during a period equal to the length of the present Agreement following the date of the employee’s death.

The spouse and eligible dependent children of an employee who dies in a work related incident are entitled to utilize the remaining balance of the employee’s tuition assistance eligibility, plus four additional years tuition assistance eligibility. For college classes or vocational pursuits during a period equal to the length of the present agreement following the date of the employee’s death.

The school and classes must be approved by the National Programs Center.  Additional assistance and information regarding eligibility for this benefit can be obtained by contacting the Tuition Assistance Department at 800-367-3829.

If you would like to apply for funding through the Survivor Education & Training Assistance Plan, please visit www.myuawford.com to fill out an online application. 

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