The James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund is now accepting applications for the annual Essay Contest. Winners of the Essay Contest will receive a one-time grant of $1,000. Winners will be chosen from each of the five regions of the union (Eastern, Southern, Central, Western and Canada).
- To qualify, you must be the son, daughter or financial dependent of an eligible Teamster member, hereafter also referred to as “Teamster Member Relation”;
- be enrolled full-time in an undergraduate college, university or community college program, or a technical or vocational program;
- be 23 years old or younger by June 15, 2016.
A supply of printed copies of the Essay Contest application with the Essay Contest poster has already been shipped to each local union. We have also attached the files as PDFs to this memorandum for your convenience.
The topic of this year’s Essay Contest is: “What Has Living In A Teamster Household Meant To Me And My Siblings?”.
All entries must be received the Scholarship Office by no later than June 15, 2016.
Thank you and we look forward to receiving essay contest applications.
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