2017 Industry Scholarships

Each year, various union, plumbing and construction related organizations make educational scholarships available to union members and their families.

If you are interested in applying for any of these scholarships, please spend time reviewing the requirements.  This will help ensure that your application is properly filled out and considered.  If you have any questions regarding any of these scholarships, please contact the organization offering the award.

Applications are now being accepted for the Stephen M. Bailey Memorial Scholarship Awards.  These scholarships are available for the sons and daughters of Local 130 U.A. members graduating from high school in the spring of 2017.

If you are interested in applying for the Stephen M. Bailey Scholarship, complete the application form and mail the completed application form to:

Stephen M. Bailey Memorial Scholarship Committee
1340 West Washington Boulevard
Chicago, Illinois 60607

Click Here for the form.

The Application Deadline is March 31, 2017 and applications will not be accepted after this date.  Should you have questions, please contact the Union Office at (312) 421-1010, ext. 112.

The United Association offers scholarships to members and their dependents each year.  Their application typically becomes available in March and is due in June.  You will find the application on their website at www.ua.org in the “members only” section.

Again this year, the Chicago Federation of Labor (CFL) will award 10 Scholarships to children of CFL affiliated union members.  Applications are available starting January 1, 2017 at www.chicagolabor.org/scholarship.

Union Plus offers scholarships to children, spouses and members of affiliated unions (including the United Association).  Their online applications are available now on the Union Plus website at www.unionplus.org/college-education-financing/scholarships.  The deadline for submitting an application is January 31, 2017.