William A. Lee Memorial Scholarship from the Chicago Federation of Labor

Please check back later this year for information on the 2023 scholarship program. The submission deadline for 2022 was February 9, 2022.

Each year, the Chicago Federation of Labor awards 10 William A. Lee Memorial Scholarships to high school seniors, five to the winners of the Academic Competition, and five to the winners of the Random Drawing. The scholarships, valued at $2,000 each, may be used at any accredited college or university in the United States.

The Chicago Federation of Labor renamed the scholarship in 1985 to honor Mr. Lee, the CFL’s longest-serving president. Mr. Lee devoted over 60 years to the cause of labor and civic and community service, with 38 of those years at the CFL.

Submission Deadline: Completed applications must be sent electronically to the Chicago Federation of Labor by Wednesday, February 9, 2022. Applications and all supporting documents should be emailed all together to [email protected]

For the 2022 William A. Lee Memorial Scholarship Academic Competition Application, click HERE.

For the 2022 William A. Lee Memorial Scholarship Random Application, click HERE.