Todd Elkerton, President St. Paul, MN Area
January 25, 2017
ATTENTION MEMBERS -
THE ST. PAUL AREA LOCAL HAS THE FOLLOWING
SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE TO ITS MEMBERS. APPLICATIONS ARE AVAILABLE IN THE UNION OFFICE AT 2261 WATERS DRIVE,
THE STEWARD'S OFFICE AT THE EAGAN P & DC, OR CONTACT US AT 651-778-1637 AND WE WILL MAIL THEM TO YOU.
Also search over 100
union sponsored scholarships at the following website: www.unionplus.org/scholarships. (Not part of the APWU Scholarship Program).
MN AREA LOCAL APWU
HARRY WILLIAMS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Three $1000.00 scholarships to be awarded to son or
daughter of an active, retired or deceased member of the St. Paul, MN Area Local American Postal Workers Union. Rules
and applications are available in the steward's office, and will be printed in the January and February issues of the
‘Postmark' or call the Union Office (651) 778-1637. Application must be postmarked by February 28, 2017.
MN AFL-CIO SCHOLARSHIPS
Information and forms for these scholarships can be obtained at the Union Office (651)778-1637, the steward's office at
the Eagan P & DC, or at the MN AFL-CIO web site (www.mnaflcio.org). The Minnesota AFL-CIO Scholarship is awarded to graduating high school seniors who are union members or the
dependents of union members. Applicants must have a straight "B" average or better and attend a post-secondary
institution within the State of Minnesota. Deadline is April 30, 2017. For more information
contact 651-227-7647 or 1-800-652-9004 or www.mnaflcio.org.
(Two $1000.00 scholarships awarded for a post-secondary institution (within the State of Minnesota).
- Hubert H. Humphrey Memorial Award
(Two $1000.00 scholarships awarded for post-secondary
institution (within the State of Minnesota).
- Donald Pilla Memorial
(One $1000.00 scholarship awarded for vocational/technical school (within the State of Minnesota).
2017 MINNESOTA AFL-CIO LABOR LEADERSHIP GRANTS
Tobey Lapakko Labor Leadership Grant (for women), or
Charles McKenna Leadership Grant (for men). Available to union members in good standing to help defray the cost of classes,
programs or conferences sponsored or endorsed by the AFL-CIO or affiliated organizations. (A total of $1,000 in grants
will be awarded.) Telephone: 651-227-7647 or 1-800-652-9004.
DUFFY ADULT LEARNER SCHOLARSHIP
$500.00 scholarship with winners to be selected by lot. Scholarships awarded to union members
affiliated with the MN AFL-CIO not high school graduating dependents.) Deadline April 30, 2017.
For more information contact the U of M Labor Education Service at 612-624-5020 or www.mnafl-cio.org.
- E.C. Hallbeck Memorial
- Vocational Scholarship
Awarded to high school seniors of APWU members. Applications
must be received by March 31, 2017 Applications and further information may also be obtained at the National APWU website
NELLIE STONE JOHNSON SCHOLARSHIP
Scholarships available for racial/ethnic minority union member and their families who wish to pursue post-secondary education
at one of Minnesota's State Universities or at one of the two-year community and technical colleges that are part of the
Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU). (Those attending the University of Minnesota or a private school
are not eligible for this scholarship. For further information contact 651-738-1404 or 1-866-738-5238. Deadline
is June 1, 2017.
FEEA 2017 SCHOLARSHIP
(Federal Employee Education Assistance Program)
Current civilian federal employees and their
dependent family members (spouse/child). Applicants must be current high school seniors or college students working
toward an accredited degree and enrolled in a two or four year undergraduate, graduate or postgraduate program. All
applicants must have at least a 3.0 or higher GPA on a 4.0 scale. Application package must be postmarked no later than
March 27, 2017. Applications and additional information is also available on the web at www.feea.org.
REMEMBER - ALL THESE SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS CAN BE OBTAINED AT
THE UNION OFFICE (2261 Waters Drive);THE STEWARD'S OFFICE AT THE EAGAN P & DC; OR CALL 651-778-1637 AND WE WILL
MAIL AN APPLICATION TO YOU.