Our members with children that are high school seniors are invited to apply for scholarships available through the Essex-West Hudson Labor Council AFL-CIO. Ten $1,000 scholarships will be awarded for one academic year. Applications must be received by April 16, 2018. Click here for the application.
International Union of Operating Engineers Local 825 is pleased to announce the following Academic and Special Scholarship Award for 2018:
- Six academic scholarship awards of $2,500.00 per academic year for four years
- Three $2,500.00 special scholarships per academic year for four years, one in each of the following categories:
- Outstanding Student-Athlete
- Outstanding Student Service
- Outstanding Appreciation/Understanding of Unionism and the Labor Movement
Get ready for the fifth annual MOTORCYCLE POKER RUN.
Once again we will ride for fun and to benefit the Local 825 Scholarship Fund.
Sunday, Sept. 24. Registration is from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Local 825 Training Center, 338 Deans Rhode Hall Road, South Brunswick. The ride begins at 11. The destination is a great BBQ at Moose Lodge, 1240 East Veterans Highway in Jackson, NJ. A band will entertain.
The ride is $25 per rider and covers the food, band and a contribution to the scholarship fund. It’s always been a great time, guaranteed!
If you need additional information, contact Melissa at 973-671-6911.
Members of the IUOE Local 825 presented $10,000 scholarships to nine graduating high school seniors Tuesday at the East Brunswick Hilton.
The scholarship money was raised by Local 825 members over a 12-month period through a series of fundraising activities, including a golf outing, a sporting-clays rifle shoot; a dinner dance; and a motorcycle “Poker Run.”
“We hope that these awards will help students reach their potential through higher education,” said Greg Lalevee, Local 825’s Business Manager. “Given the ever-increasing costs involved, these scholarships mean a lot to the families who receive them.”
Six scholarships were awarded on the basis of academic performance and three were awarded for achievements in athletics, service and understanding of union values.
The winners were:
Applications must be received by June 30, 2017. addressed to:
JACK DALY, LES HYNES SCHOLARSHIP COMMITTEE
New Jersey Steel Association, Inc.
50 DIvision Street, Suite 501
Somerville NJ 08876
This program offers three awards: First place, $2,500. Second place, $1,500. Third place, $1,000.
Students are eligible if they have a parent or guardian who is a member in good standing in a local union which is affiliated with the Middlesex and Somerset Counties AFL-CIO Labor Counci, l or if the applicant is a union member.
In addition, applicants also must:
- Provide verification of acceptance at a post-secondary educational institution and verification of a B average or above in the graduating class.
- Write an essay of not less than 250 words on the subject of the Labor Movement detailed on the application form. Instructions are found on the application form.
Completed application and essay must be postmarked by Friday, April 17, 2017 and mailed to Frank Burke, whose address is found on the application.
The Mercer County AFL-CIO Labor Council offers two separate scholarships: The Frank Thompson Jr. scholarship and the George L. Pelletteri scholarship. The amounts are $500 for the George Pelletieri scholarship and $2,000 for the Frank Thompson scholarship.
For both, applicants must be a high school senior and the child of a current or deceased member of the Union affiliated with the Mercer County AFL-CIO Labor Council.
Required proof of eligibility includes:
- Verification of class rank and SAT scores
- An essay of no less than 200 words on the subject “What the American Labor Movement has meant to my family.”
Complete requirements and application forms are below:
Our members with children that are high school seniors are invited to apply for scholarships available through the Essex-West Hudson Labor Council AFL-CIO. Ten $1,000 scholarships will be awarded for one academic year. Applications must be received by April 17, 2017. Click here for the application.