The Metal Trades Department, AFL-CIO has partnered with the Free College Benefit to offer members and their families the opportunity to earn an Associate Degree with NO out-of-pocket cost.
FREE COLLEGE BENEFIT FOR YOU AND YOUR FAMILY
EASTERN GATEWAY CREDITS ARE TRANSFERABLE
ZERO OUT-OF-POCKET COST
The METAL TRADES Free College Benefit offers working families debt-free and convenient higher education opportunity. You, your spouse, children, financial dependents and grandchildren, can all take advantage of this exciting opportunity.
Eastern Gateway Community College is a public, non-profit school in the University System of Ohio and is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.Credits you earn can transfer to other schools, potentially saving you thousands of dollars.
Members and their families can earn an ASSOCIATE Degree online, with no out-of-pocket cost. A last dollar scholarship covers the difference between any Federal Grants and your tuition, fees and e-books at Eastern Gateway Community College (EGCC).
Metal Trades Department President James Hart recently spoke with Maritime TV on the importance of the Jones Act. Watch the video below.