Sheet Metal Workers International Union Local No.18 has established a scholarship program to assist children or spouses of union members who plan to continue their education in college or vocational school programs.
The program is administered by Scholarship America®, the nation’s largest designer and manager of scholarships 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.
Applicants to the SMART 18 Scholarship Program must be:
Grandchildren of members are not eligible.
If selected as a recipient, the student will receive an award as follows:
Awards are not renewable, but students may reapply to the program each year they meet eligibility requirements.
Awards are for undergraduate study only.
All applicants will be notified in late April.
Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of Sheet Metal Workers International Union Local No.18.
Payment is made in August.
Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of:
Financial need is not considered.
Selection of recipients is made by Scholarship America. In no instance does any officer or member of Sheet Metal Workers International Union Local No.18 play a part in the selection.
Not all applicants to the program will be selected as recipients. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.
As part of your application, you must upload the following:
NOTE: If you are providing SAT or ACT test scores, and those scores are not listed on your high school transcript, you will need to upload a copy of your test score report(s) separately. If you are uploading a college transcript, those scores are not required.
One online recommendation form must be submitted on your behalf no later than March 6, 2024 3:00 pm Central Time.
Your application is not complete unless all required materials are submitted electronically.