Scholarships & Awards

2017 MN AFL-CIO Scholarships  

Congratulations to this year's Minnesota AFL-CIO scholarship recipients:

Danielle Jarvela - Eveleth Gilbert High School - Father is a member of AFSCME 729
Thomas Mensing - Rushford Peterson High School - Mother is a member of LIUNA 405
Noah Anderson - Paynesville Area High School - Mother is a member of Education MN 7204
Bailey Maly - Homeschooled - Father is a member of IBEW 160
Natalie Cahill - Pine City High School - Parents are members of Education MN 7208

Check the Minnesota AFL-CIO web site in January to download the 2018 Minnesota AFL-CIO scholarship form.


Martin Duffy Scholarships

Congratulations to this year's Martin Duffy scholarship recipients:

Steve Kamm - Member of GMP 142B
Tony Kusske - Member of Education MN 7267

Check the Minnesota AFL-CIO web site in January to download the 2018 Martin Duffy scholarship form.


Labor Leadership Grants

The Tobey Lapakko Labor Leadership Grant is available to women who are union members in good standing; the Charles McKenna Leadership Grant is available to men who are union members in good standing.

Grants are available for members of affiliated unions seeking to develop their abilities and skills as union leaders. The grants help defray the cost of classes, programs or conferences sponsored or endorsed by the AFL-CIO or affiliated organizations.

The Minnesota AFL-CIO Education Committee determines recipients and grant amounts.

If you have any questions, please contact Chris Shields at 651-227-7647.

Labor Leadership Grant form


Union Plus Scholarship

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 our commitment to higher education. The Union Plus Scholarship Program is offered through the Union Plus Education Foundation. See link for more information.


Nellie Stone Johnson Scholarship

Scholarships ranging from $500 to $1,200 are given each year to students enrolled in community or technical college, along with undergraduate and graduate programs. Students are eligible for consideration for up to two years for a community or technical program, up to four years of undergraduate work at a university (including two years in a community or technical college, and up to two years of graduate work. See link for eligibility requirements and download the application form.

 

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