Scholarships for College – Paying for college is not easy, so every little bit can help. Here are three options available to members of the Chicago Regional Council of Carpenters.
Ted Kenney – George Vest, Jr. Scholarship
Ted Kenney – George Vest Jr. Scholarship – This scholarship provides financial support to college-bound children of members of local unions who are affiliated with the Chicago Regional Council of Carpenters. For an application form for the Ted Kenney – George Vest, Jr. Scholarship Award click on the headline. Applications for the $1,000 scholarships are accepted beginning in April. The application deadline is July 1, 2019.
CISCO Begins To Accept Applications for Scholarship Award Program – Deadline is February 21, 2020
CISCO is accepting applications for its 2020 Scholarship Program. The three different categories enable a wider range of students of both union building trade members and union contractor employees to apply.
CISCO offers (3), four-year scholarships to high school seniors; (2), two-year awards for seniors planning on attending a community college; and (2), two-year continuing education awards to union members or contractor employees.
“The education of our future generations needs to be priority one,” said CISCO Executive Director Dan Allen. “Each year we receive entries from increasingly talented students. This is a testament to our construction industry parents and families who have instilled a strong work ethic and character in their children.”
Applications for this year’s William A. Lee Memorial Scholarship are now available on our website (www.chicagolabor.org/scholarship). The CFL will award 10 college scholarships, valued at $2,000 each, to 10 high school seniors. Please share this information with your members!
The applicant must be a senior in high school and graduating in the spring of 2019.
Either the applicant or the applicant’s parent must be a member in good standing of a CFL-affiliated union.
All applicants must complete the personal essay that answers the question: How has the Labor Movement impacted my life?
Completed applications must be received by the Chicago Federation of Labor by 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019. The Chicago Federation of Labor is located at 130 E. Randolph Street, Suite 2600, Chicago, IL 60601. Applications may be dropped off at the office Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Mailed applications must be postmarked by Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019.
The applicant must be a senior in high school and graduating in the spring of 2018.
Either the applicant or the applicant’s parent must be a member in good standing of a CFL-affiliated union. To confirm a union’s affiliation status, please call 312.222.1000.
The applicant must choose to enter either the Random Drawing or Academic Competition for the William A. Lee Memorial Scholarship. Students are not eligible to enter both categories. APPLICANTS ATTEMPTING TO ENTER BOTH CATEGORIES WILL BE DISQUALIFIED.
Only completed applications, with the personal essay, will be accepted.
Complete details are included in each application.