Mar 01, 2015

Mar 01, 2015


UFCW Minority Coalition Member Scholarship Program


To provide scholarship assistance to UFCW    

members or staff who are also members of the UFCW Minority Coalition.
The applicant must be a member in good standing of the UFCW (or staff) and a member in good standing of the UFCW Minority Coalition for a period of at least one year, and
Enrolled in an accredited licensed or professional institution recognized as qualified to offer instruction in the academic areas pursued, or
A student in good standing in the college degree program or an applicant to the college degree program of the National Labor College.
The applicant must submit a completed scholarship application, a personal statement with a minimum of 750 words describing how they will benefit from their educational experience and official documentation confirming enrollment, course description and anticipated costs.
A total of $3,000 per year will be awarded to qualified individuals to take specific courses that may improve one’s ability to perform current job assignments or prepare an individual for future job advancement within the labor movement. The maximum amount awarded for individual classes will not exceed $750.
Evaluation Guidelines:
Entries will be reviewed by the Executive Board members of the UFCW Minority Coalition and one outside unaffiliated staff person of the UFCW.
For those attending the National Labor College, the application will be reviewed by a representative from the Labor College, and the UFCW Minority Coalition Scholarship Committee.
Scholarship will be awarded on the basis of need and the scholarship committee’s assessment of the applicant’s personal statement.
Please mail entries to:
Marcia Todd
UFCW International Union
1775 K Street, NW
Washington, DC 20006
If you have any questions, feel free to contact any representative of the Scholarship Committee.
Marcia Todd -

Mar 01, 2015

     The law firm of Ashcraft & Gerel, LLP has always valued their connection with Washington,DC Union Movement. In recognition of this special relationship, the firm more than 25 years ago established a Union Schlarship Program. We are pleased to honor this commitment by providing a scholarship in Memory of Martin E. Gerel.

The scholarship is offered to Washington metropolitan union members and their families to help with the high cost of education. Each year we award a one-time grant of $5,000.00 to an eligible student for education expenses.

If you, your spouse, or child, plan pursue education or training full-time, you can apply now.

Applicants must be enrolled for their post-high school education or training by Fall to be eligible for this year's award.

A committee of union volunteers screen the applications and a finalists is chosen by an independent parrty. No one at Ashcraft & Gerel, LLP participates in the selection process. This is equal opportunity program, conducted without regard to race, gender, religion, age, or disability.

To obtain your scholarship application, call your Business Agent or Ashcraft & Gerel, LLP (703) 931-5500.

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