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.
STEPHEN M. BAILEY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
The Stephen M. Bailey Memorial Scholarship Committee awards scholarships to high school graduating sons and daughters of Local 130 U.A. each spring. Applications become available in January each year on the Plumbers Local 130 UA website. Scholarship awards are announced in May.
The 2017 Application period is closed and awards will be announced at the May 9, 2017 general meeting.
The United Association offers scholarships to members and their dependents each year. The applications are now available on their website at www.ua.org in the “members only” section. The applications deadline is June 15, 2017.
WILLIAM A. LEE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
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.