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Scholarship Information

IBEW Local Union 21 Scholarship

Our Local union is proud to offer, on an annual basis, the IBEW Local Union 21 Scholarship Program, available to all IBEW Local Union 21 members and their immediate family. Each year, our Local awards up to eight winners scholarships of $1000 each.

2017 IBEW Local Union 21 Scholarship

Applicants must submit their application and:

A minimum of a 1,000 word essay; double spaced in Times New Roman, size 12 font. No plagiarism.

Or:

Show your creativity through a video, photograph, poster, or music. These submissions must include an explanation.

The subject is “What are the pros and cons of increasing the minimum wage".

Applications must be received by Friday May 5, 2017

More information and an application can be found by clicking here.

Let others know about the scholarships.  Please hang a copy of the bulletin board posting on your union board.  Print it now by clicking here.


The results are in! 

We would like to congratulate our IBEW Local Union 21 Scholarship winners.  The scholarship committee met and have awarded scholarships to the family members of eight IBEW Local 21 members.  Our scholars were awarded based on their interpretation of the role union members play as a positive force in the community. 

Scholarship Winners 2016

View their winning entries by clicking on their names to see the way each of them feel union members are making a difference in their communities.


IBEW Founders' Scholarship

Offered by the IBEW International, and to be used solely by IBEW members, the IBEW Founders' Scholarship honors the dedicated wiremen and linemen who, on November 28, 1891, organized the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers. This award is for $200 per semester credit hour at any accredited college or university toward an initial bachelor's degree in an approved field. All materials must be postmarked prior to May 1 of the scholarship year. Complete rules and applications can be found by clicking here.


William A. Lee Memorial Scholarship Awards
The Chicago Federation of Labor will once again offer its William A. Lee Memorial Scholarship to graduating high school seniors who belong to, or whose parents belong to, unions affiliated with the CFL. Applications are available at chicagolabor.org/scholarship
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The CFL traditionally awards ten scholarships of $2,000 to students in two categories: academic competition and random drawing. Students may only apply in one category. 


Union Plus Scholarship Program
Since 1992, the Union Plus Scholarship Program has awarded more than $2.4 million to students of working families who want to begin or continue their post-secondary education. Over 1,700 families have benefited from their commitment to higher education. The Union Plus Scholarship Program is offered through the Union Plus Education Foundation. More information can be found here.





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