As a reminder, the applications for the James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund are due March 1, 2021. The application system is completely on-line and can be reached through the Fund’s website: www.jrhmsf.org
The Fund will be awarding academic scholarships to high school seniors who are planning to attend a four-year college or university and who are the sons, daughters or financial dependents of Teamster members (this includes members of the BLET, BMWED and GCC). The academic awards range from $1,000 to $10,000.
The Fund is also accepting applications for Training and Vocational Program scholarships. These range from $500 to $2,000 and will be awarded to the sons, daughters or financial dependents of Teamster members (including BLET, BMWED and GCC) who plan to attend an accredited training or vocational non-baccalaureate program at a community college or other training institution. Programs must be related to a Teamster-represented industry, class or craft. (Exact application procedures are outlined in the application on our website, www.jrhmsf.org)
The deadline for all applications is March 1, 2021. If you have additional questions, please see the Fund website at www.jrhmsf.org and view the Frequently Asked Questions section.