The Local 52 I.A.T.S.E is pleased to announce the formation of a Scholarship Fund for the benefit of members and their families. It is the goal of this program to help members meet the increasing financial demands of providing a college education for their children. Administration of the Scholarship Fund by Scholarship America®, assures both competent and impartial treatment for all applicants.
The program is administered by Scholarship America®, the nation’s largest designer and manager of scholarship, tuition assistance, and other education support programs for corporations, foundations, associations, and individuals. Eligibility for individual programs is determined at the sole discretion of the sponsor, and eligible applications are reviewed by Scholarship America’s evaluation team. Awards for this scholarship are granted to eligible recipients without regard to creed, religion, sexual orientation, disability, or national origin.
Applicants to the Local 52 I.A.T.S.E. Scholarship Fund must be:
Up to four (4) awards of $3,000 each will be granted.
Awards may be renewed for up to three additional years (four years if the student documents a bona fide five-year undergraduate program) or until a bachelor’s degree is earned, whichever occurs first. Renewal is contingent upon satisfactory academic performance (a minimum 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale or the equivalent) in a full-time course of study, continued parental membership in good standing in Local 52 I.A.T.S.E. and continuation of the program by the Local 52 I.A.T.S.E.
Only one new award is granted per family in any given year.
Awards are for undergraduate study only.
Applicants will be notified in May. Not all applicants to the program will be selected as recipients.
Scholarship America processes Local 52 I.A.T.S.E. scholarship payments on behalf of Local 52 I.A.T.S.E. Payments are made in one installment in August.
Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of academic record, demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities, work experience, a statement of educational and career goals and objectives, unusual personal or family circumstances, and an online recommendation.
Selection of recipients is made by Scholarship America. In no instance does any officer or member of Local 52 I.A.T.S.E. play a part in the selection. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.
As part of your application, you must upload the following:
One online recommendation form must be submitted on your behalf no later than April 18, 2022 3:00 pm CT.
Your application is not complete unless all required materials are submitted electronically.