2023 Scholarships offered in NWPA ALF
Members of Organized Labor in Northwestern Pennsylvania are lucky to have so many scholarship opportunities for their members, dependents, and in some cases their grandchildren, if they meet the eligibility requirements. Applicants can apply for as many of the scholarships as they meet the eligibility requirements. Links to applications for them are below (please review the eligibility requirements before writing the essay or completing the application.):
All of the scholarships offered by the NWPA Area Labor Federation have a deadline for the various scholarship applications to be RECEIVED by APRIL 13TH. There are 3-$500.00 scholarships: the NWPA ALF Scholarship; the David A Bielski Educational Scholarship; and the Dr. David Ferster Educational Scholarship each of which has different eligibility requirements. Our scholarship awards are paid directly to the student who submitted the winning essay for each scholarship. We have a panel of 24 judges that review our scholarship essays and encourage any member or eligible dependent or grandchild to apply.
The Beaver-Lawrence Central Labor Council offers two scholarships. The Beaver-Lawrence CLC Scholarship and the Donald McNutt Memorial Scholarships are both offered through essay contests. Eligible students can apply to both scholarships BUT must include the two essays answering the appropriate questions for each scholarship. We encourage everyone eligible to apply. The deadline for essays to be received is May 20th.
The Mercer County Central Labor Council offers one scholarship to the members or dependents of their affiliated local unions. Please review the application for the details. We encourage everyone eligible to apply. The deadline for application is April 30th.
The Erie-Crawford CLC offers three scholarships for their members and their dependents of their affiliated local unions in good standing. The Tom Wagner and the Theo Sabin Meyer Memorial Scholarships are for students graduating from high school in June of 2023. The John "David" Dever Memorial Scholarship must be an incoming Freshman or Undergraduate student in 2023 at Gannon University. The brochure below contains all the details. We encourage everyone to apply for as many as they meet the eligibility requirements for.
We encourage everyone eligible to apply for any of the union scholarships listed above.