Below are links to the PDFs of the brochures with the applications for the various union scholarships available in NWPA ALF, Please read them carefully the eligibility requirements and deadlines for submissions vary. 

PDF icon 2021-2022_nwpa_alf_scholarships_brochure.pdf  The NWPA Area Labor Federation offers Essay contests that award 3 scholarships. One is for a high school student, one for a post-secondary student, and one is for graduate students. The deadline is May 7th.

PDF icon 2021_b-l_sch.pdf Beaver-Lawrence CLC offers 2 scholarships for high school seniors. Their deadline is May 21st.

PDF icon 2021_m_clc_sch.pdf  Mercer County PA CLC offers an essay contest for high school seniors and awards one scholarship to the winner. The deadline is April 30th.

PDF icon e-c_clc_sch_both_pages_for_2021.pdf Erie-Crawford CLC offers essay contests that award 3 scholarships; 2 to high school seniors and 1 to an incoming freshman or undergraduate student at Gannon University. The deadline is April 23rd.

PDF icon 2021_pa_afl-cio_scholarship_app.pdf  The PA AFL-CIO offers essay contests in two categories; high school seniors and post-secondary students. Their deadline is Feb. 28th.

The NWPA Area Labor Federation encourages students to apply for as many of the essay contests as they meet the eligibility requirements. Please read the applications carefully as they are all different. On Friday, Feb. 8th, we will update all of the affiliated local unions on the websites to assure you have easy access to a list of all of the affiliated local unions in good standing with our Area Labor Federation and the Central Labor Councils within our jurisdiction.