As a reminder, the applications for the James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund are due March 31, 2019. The application system is completely on-line and can be reached through the Fund’s website: www.jrhmsf.org
The Fund will be awarding academic scholarships to high school seniors who are planning to attend a four-year college or university and who are the sons, daughters or financial dependents of Teamster members (this includes members of the BLET, BMWED and GCC). The academic awards range from $1,000 to $10,000.
The Fund is also accepting applications for Training and Vocational Program scholarships. These range from $500 to $2,000 and will be awarded to the sons, daughters or financial dependents of Teamster members (including BLET, BMWED and GCC) who plan to attend an accredited training or vocational non-baccalaureate program at a community college or other training institution. Programs must be related to a Teamster-represented industry, class or craft. (Exact application procedures are outlined in the application on our website, www.jrhmsf.org )
The deadline for all applications is March 31, 2019. If you have additional questions, please see the Fund website at www.jrhmsf.org and view the Frequently Asked Questions section.