The Construction Industry Services Corporation (CISCO) has two scholarship programs available.
Provides financial support to college-bound children of building trade union members and employees of union contractors. Four $2,000 scholarships will be awarded each year to children of a member of a trade union affiliated with CISCO or to children of non bargaining unit employees of a union contractor affiliated with CISCO.
CISCO Continuing Education Scholarship
Provides financial support for CISCO members who are working in the trades or are employees of CISCO contractors who are enrolled in an undergraduate degree program at a community college or a four-year accredited college or university. Two $1,000 scholarships will be awarded each year.
The Chicago Federation of Labor offers five scholarships and five random-drawing scholarships in the amount of $2,000 to students graduating from a Chicago or suburban-area high school. Students may only apply in one of the two categories. For additional information on scholarship awards click here.
Union Plus Free College Program
In partnership with AFSCME, The Union Plus Free College Benefit makes it possible for you and your family members to earn an associate degree completely online – for FREE.
IMPORTANT: Applicants must choose MCL for the union affiliation!