Todd Elkerton, President St. Paul, MN Area Local
ATTENTION MEMBERS – SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS
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 651-778-1673
AND WE WILL MAIL THEM TO YOU.
ST. PAUL, MN AREA LOCAL APWU
Also search over 100 union sponsored scholarships at the following website: www.unionplus.org/scholarships. (Not part of the APWU Scholarship Program).
HARRY WILLIAMS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
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, 2016.
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, 2016. For more information contact 651-294-3085 or 1-800-652-9004 or www.mnaflcio.org. (Two $1000.00 scholarships awarded for a post-secondary
institution (within the State of Minnesota).
$1000.00 scholarships awarded for post-secondary institution (within the State of Minnesota).
- Hubert H. Humphrey
(One $1000.00 scholarship awarded for vocational/technical school (within the State of Minnesota).
- Donald Pilla Memorial Award
MARTIN DUFFY ADULT LEARNER SCHOLARSHIP
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, 2016.
For more information contact the U of M Labor Education Service at 612-624-5020 or www.mnafl-cio.org.
2016 MINNESOTA AFL-CIO LABOR LEADERSHIP GRANTS
Tobey Lapakko Labor Leadership Grant (for women), or Charles McKenna Leadership Grant (for men) for
members of affiliated unions seeking to develop their abilities and skills as union leaders. Recipients
will be selected by lot by the Minnesota AFL-CIO Education Committee. See website at www.mnaflcio.org or
Awarded to high school seniors of APWU members. Applications must be received by March 16, 2016
Applications and further information may also be obtained at the National APWU website at www.apwu.org.
- E.C. Hallbeck Memorial Scholarship
- Vocational Scholarship
NELLIE STONE JOHNSON SCHOLARSHIP
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, 2016.
FEEA 2016 SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
(Federal Employee Education Assistance Program)
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.
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, 2016. Applications and additional information is also
available on the web at www.feea.org.