USW District 8 Welfare & Educational Program

District 8 Scholarship Application and Essay The value of the scholarship is $1,000.00/year for up to four years ($4000.00 total)

 

Eligibility Requirements:

* Any son, daughter or legal ward of an active, retired or deceased USW Member in the Local Unions that are participating in the District 8 Welfare & Educational Program 

* Must be graduating from high school after January 1st of the year of the award 

* Must be accepted for admission in an accredited college or university.  The candidate, however, should not wait for acceptance by the school he or she wishes to attend before he or she files an application to the Scholarship Committee. 

* Other scholarships may be accepted in addition to this one. 

* Must have completed SAT and/or ACT test before submitting application

*Application must include the required essay 

*Application must be postmarked on or before the Fourth Friday in February, 2018. 

 

BASIS OF AWARD

* High School record, SAT/ACT scores, essay, grade point average, financial need, and extra curricular activities.  The judgment of the District 8 Welfare and Education Trustees will be final in deciding the winners. 

CANDIDATES WILL BE NOTIFIED BY MAIL OF THE DECISIONS OF THE TRUSTEES AS SOON AS THEY ARE MADE.