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Scholarship Programs

About APWU Scholarships

The E.C. Hallbeck Memorial Scholarship will award $8000 ($2000 annually) to ten recipients (one male and one female from each of the five postal regions) to apply towards their four-year college tuition.

Vocational Scholarship winners will receive up to $3,000 for specialized training in such fields as culinary arts, medical or dental assistant, electrician, real estate, auto mechanic, certified IT/computer education, cosmetology, or massage therapy, etc. Eligible programs can be of a nine-month to three-year duration.

The scholarships are open only to high school seniors.  Applicants may apply for only either Hallbeck or Vocational, not both. 

[2014 brochure - PDF]

How to Apply

March 15, 2014 is the deadline for the APWU to receive completed applications.

[Click here to download the 2014 E.C. Hallbeck Scholarship rules and application form - PDF].

[Click here to download the 2014 Vocational Scholarship rules and application form - PDF].

2013 Scholarship Winners

Click here [PDF] to read about the 2013 APWU scholarship winners.

Additional Scholarship Opportunities

Union Plus also sponsors a scholarship program.  The Union Plus Scholarship Program, created by the AFL-CIO, has awarded nearly $2 million to union members and their families who want to begin or continue their post-secondary education at colleges or trade and technical schools. Their awards range from $500 to $4,000.  All applications must be postmarked by January 31, 2014.  For more information, visit www.unionplus.org/scholarships.

In addition, Union Plus sponsors scholarships for union members to enroll in the National Labor College.

Union Plus also offers a free Scholarship Search, with a database of more than 3,700 scholarships worth over $3.1 billion.

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