The Maricopa Area Labor Federation is awarding four Andy Ward Memorial Scholarships this year.
There will be four scholarships awarded – (1) $2,000 – (1) $1,000 – (2) $500
Eligibility Criteria: Eligible applicants must be a union member or a dependent of a union member in good standing affiliated with the Maricopa Area Labor Federation who will be pursuing post secondary education in 2012 or participating in a certified apprenticeship program.
It is understood that the successful applicant must submit a letter of acceptance or similar documentation from the school or apprenticeship they plan to attend or are attending.
Previous winners are not eligible.
Applicants will be asked to write and submit a 750 – 1,000 word research paper on the following topic:
How do we improve the public image of unions in order to attract young workers?