If you have a graduating high school senior in your union family, be sure to have them apply to the Chicago Federation of Labor 2013 William A. Lee Memorial Scholarship Awards.
The Chicago Federation of Labor will offer five (5) academic-based scholarships and five (5) random-drawing scholarships in the amount of $2,000 each to students graduating from an area high school. Students may apply in only one of the two categories. The period for submitting applications is January 1 through March 1. Please see the application for complete instructions.
Applications are available online at www.chicagolabor.org/
To be eligible, the student or one of his or her parents must be a member of a local union affiliated with the Chicago Federation of Labor. All applications must be signed by one of the top two officers of the local union to which the student or his or her parent belongs.
All additional requirements are listed on the application form, including criteria for judging the academic competition. Completed applications must be returned to the Chicago Federation of Labor, William A. Lee Memorial Scholarship Committee, 130 East Randolph Street, Suite 2600, Chicago, IL 60601. All applications must be postmarked by no later than March 1, 2013.