Harry Williams Memorial Scholarship
Paul Area Local
American Postal Workers Union
*This scholarship is offered to current graduating high school seniors, whose parent or legal guardian must
have been a member in good standing for a total of at least one year immediately preceeding application or must have been
a member in good standing for one year immediately preceding death or retirement.
**This application must be sent
to: Harry Williams Scholarship Committee, PO Box 21128, St, Paul, MN 55121, and postmarked not later than February 28th of
the year of graduation.
***Winner must rank in the upper 50th percentile of high school graduation class. Transcript
of same will be requested of winning applicants.
SCHOLARSHIP APPLICANT'S NAME ______________________________________________________________
SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER _____________________________________________________
HIGH SCHOOL _________________________________YEAR OF GRADUATION _____________________
**APWU MEMBER INFORMATION
PARENT'S NAME (OR GUARDIAN) _________________________________________________________________________
SOCIAL SECURITY NO. ______________________CRAFT______________WORK LOCATION______________
OFFICE INFORMATION (TO BE COMPLETED BY APWU UNION OFFICE ONLY)
DATE AND TIME OF APPLICATION RECEIPT ____________________________________
MEMBERSHIP VERFICATION (DATE JOINED UNION) ________________________________
**This information will be treated in conformity
with rules and regulations as established by the Harry Williams Memorial St. Paul Local Scholarship Committee.
Committee, upon verification of each application shall place said application in plain "like type" envelopes and
the envelopes will be placed in a drawing container. There shall be three (3) winners and a sufficient number of alternatives
drawn at the April General Membership meeting.
All disputes concerning the scholarship program shall be submitted
to the president within thirty (30) dates of the drawing, in writing. They shall be placed before the Scholarship Committee
for review. They shall be answered in writing within fifteen (15) days.
Must be mailed
and postmarked. Faxed or hand-delivered applications will not be accepted.
AMERICAN POSTAL WORKERS UNION
ST. PAUL, MN AREA LOCAL
RULES AND REGULATONS
Harry Williams Memorial Scholarship
Applicant must be son or daughter of an active, retired or deceased member of the St. Paul Area Local of the American
Postal Workers Union.
Applicant's parents or legal guardian must have been a member of APWU St.
Paul Area Local, in good standing, for a total of at least one year immediately preceding application or must have been a
member for one year immediately preceding death or retirement.
Applicant must be a senior attending
high school or other corresponding secondary school.
Sons and daughters of APWU National Officers and
APWU Health Plan National Officers are not eligible for consideration.
Scholarship recipient must attend
an accredited post-secondary school of his or her choice. Applicant must make own application for the school.
Applications for a scholarship must be made on an official application form. Completed application forms must be
sent to Harry Williams Memorial Scholarship Committee; Post Office Box 21128; St. Paul, MN 55121, and postmarked no
later than February 28 of the year of graduation.
Scholarship must be used towards pursuing post-secondary
Harry Williams Memorial Scholarship Fund will provide three scholarships per year.
If award winner fails to attend post-secondary school in the award year, the award will go to an alternate.
Each Memorial Scholarship will be $1,000.00 for one year of post-secondary school.
amount of the Scholarship will be deposited with the post-secondary school attended by the student. When the recipient
notifies the St. Paul Area APWU he or she has been accepted, $1,000.00 will be sent to the business office to be applied to
the cost of tuition, room and board.
An award winner may not accept more than twelve thousand five
hundred dollars ($12,500.00) annually from other scholarships. If the amount exceeds $12,500.00 the Harry Williams Memorial
Scholarship will be forfeited and will be awarded to an alternate.
APWU St. Paul Area Local may discontinue
awarding new scholarship if funds do not permit.
The Scholarship Committee shall consist of up to six
(6) members. Two (2) of these members shall consist of the current elected Secretary and Treasurer. One (1) member
shall be a current elected Trustee to be appointed by the President. The remaining members shall be appointed by the
President. The President shall the chief overseer of this Committee.
The Committee shall be convened
by March 15th or the Monday thereafter. The Treasurer will have verified all the membership qualifications
by this date.
The application forms for the scholarship shall appear in the Postmark in the months
of January and February. The draws shall be held at the April General Membership Meeting of the St. Paul Area Local
The Committee, upon verification of each application, shall place said applications in plain
"like type" envelope and the envelopes are to be placed in a drawing container. There shall be three (3) winners
and a sufficient number of alternates drawn.
All disputes concerning the scholarship Program shall
be submitted to the President within thirty (30) days of the drawing, in written form. They shall be placed before the
Scholarship Committee for review. They shall be answered in writing within fifteen (15) days.
rules governing the Harry Williams Memorial scholarship Program can only be amended, changed or deleted once a year at the
November General Membership Meeting.