Scholarships

CISCO is offering three four-year scholarships ($2,000/year) for seniors planning to attend a four-year university, and two two-year scholarships ($1,000/year) for seniors planning to attend community college.

Please contact CISCO at (630) 472-9411 for information on the 2020 application process.  You may also visit their website at:  www.cisco.org/scholarships

The William A. Lee Memorial Scholarship will once again be awarded to 10 high school seniors who will be graduating in the spring of 2020. Five academic-based scholarships and five random-drawing scholarships, valued at $2,000 each, will be awarded.

Please contact the CFL website for further information at:

www.chicagolabor.org/union-resources/scholarship-information

Applications for the 2020 scholarship will be available on the website in late December 2019.

The 2020 application process for the Robert E. Shepherd Scholarship will be posted on this website in January 2020.  Please check back or contact our office at (630) 941-2300 at that time for information on the 2020 application process.

The R.E. Shepherd Scholarship Foundation will award four $5,000 scholarships based on academic achievement and potential, and one $5,000 scholarship to be determined by a random drawing of all those applicants with a GPA of 3.0 or above who did not win one of the four academic scholarships.

Since 1991, the Union Plus Scholarship Program has awarded more than $4.5 million to students of union families.  Ranging from $500 to $4,000, Union Plus scholarships are one-time awards for study beginning in the Fall of 2020, and students may re-apply each year.

For additional information or to complete an on-line application, please visit the Union Plus website at: www.unionplus.org/scholarships

The application deadline is Friday, January 31, 2020.

BAC U.S. Members:

The U.S. Bates Scholarship program is now accepting applications for the 2021 competition. Every year the program selects three students to receive a stipend of $5,000 per year for up to four years.

To be considered for the 2021 U.S. Bates Scholarship, a student must be the child or stepchild of a U.S. member in good standing of a BAC Local, and plan to enter college in the fall of 2021. Students must plan to take the standardized “PSAT” exam in October 2019.