Category - Member Benefits

CTA Scholarships

Some of the scholarships are for members, and some are for dependents of members.
Deadlines start at January 31, 2020, so there is plenty of time for folks to consider applying.

CTA SCHOLARSHIPS Deadline: January 31, 2020
2019-20 CTA Scholarship Memo
2019-2020 CTA Scholarship Brochure

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Scholarship Deadline: February 14, 2020
2019-20 MLK Scholarship Cover Memo
2019-2020 MLK Scholarship Brochure

César E. Chávez Memorial Education Awards Deadline: March 6, 2020
2019-2020 CC Brochure Final 8-27

CTA Benefits – Informational

Informational  Update from CTA Member Benefits

Through your CTA membership, you get access to many valuable benefits like discounts on travel and dining, financial services and insurance products at group rates. has all the detailed information about the benefits available to you, including CTA-endorsed Disability and Life Insurance from Standard Insurance Company (The Standard).

The Standard also has a newly updated Member Service Center website accessible through as a resource for members. There, you will find:

  • Insurance Plan Details
  • Easy Online Application
  • Online Claim Submission
  • Informational Videos
  • Insurance Needs Calculators
  • Premium Estimator Calculators
  • New “Send a Message” Contact Form

To access the new website, log in through CTA Member Benefits and click on “Access The Standard’s Member Service Center” in the sidebar.

For costs and further details of the Disability and Life Insurance coverage, including the exclusions, benefit waiting periods, any reductions or limitations and the terms under which the policies may be continued in force, please contact Standard Insurance Company at 800.522.0406 (TTY).


Employee Assistance Program

The Employee Assistance Program is provided as an employee in California. They provide a host of services free of charge that range from counseling services to child care referrals. Click on the images below  for more information.



Employee Assistance Program – CAL HR

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