Erie-Crawford CLC 2019 Scholarship Application Available

 The Erie- Crawford CLC has Scholarships it awards based on the results of  Essay Contests. We encourage all eligible members and their dependents to apply.

PURPOSE

     To foster an understanding of the Labor movement’s vital contributions to this nation’s economic, social and political fabric.

 

SCHOLARSHIP ELIGIBILITY

Tom Wagner Memorial & Theo Sabin Meyer Memorial:

      Students who will graduate from high school in 2019. Award recipient must be accepted or registered as a  full-time student in a post-secondary program. The applicant must be a union member, or a dependent child of a union member, or grandchild residing in the home of a union member in good standing of a local union affiliated with the Erie-Crawford Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO.

 John “David” Dever Memorial Scholarship:

 Recipient of this scholarship must be an incoming freshman of an undergraduate student in 2019 at Gannon University, who is either a member of or dependent of a member of a union affiliated with the Erie-Crawford Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO and maintaining a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher. All applicants shall be required to apply for all other forms of financial aid available at Gannon University.

 

ESSAY QUESTION

     The labor movement in the United States was born in the early 20th century to protect workers from unfair and unsafe working conditions. Please describe the impact of unions and any relevant laws in one of these areas: (choose one)

- Aid to injured workers     - Living wages

- 40 hour work weeks        - Job protection

- Workplace safety              - Health benefits

- Support for retired workers

 

APPLICATION PROCESS

     To enter please submit a 500-word essay answering the topic above. Essays must be typewritten (in Blue or Black Ink), double spaced on 8 1/2” X 11” white paper, and void of identification. Please attach the completed scholarship application form to your essay and mail to:

Erie-Crawford CLC, AFL-CIO

32 West 8th St. Suite 604

Erie, PA 16501

Essays can be emailed (if typed in MS Word) to [email protected] but the original printed essay & application form with signatures must still be mailed for verification of union affiliation.

SUBMISSION DEADLINE:

FRIDAY, APRIL 26, 2019

PRESENTATION:

SATURDAY, MAY 11, 2019

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