IBEW Local 21 is proud to offer, on an annual basis, the IBEW Local Union 21 Scholarship Program, available to all IBEW 21 members and their immediate family.
Each year, Local 21 awards eight winners scholarships of $1000 each. Applicants must submit their application and a 1500 word essay briefly summarizing the National Labor Relations Act and then describing how it could be improved to help today’s middle class. Essays and complete application packages must be received by March 14, 2014.
More information and an application can be found by clicking here.
In addition to the IBEW 21 Scholarship many more scholarships are available to IBEW 21 members and their families. Details can be found on our website by clicking on the member resources tab then going to the scholarship link.
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. More information and applications are available at on their website by clicking here.
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. Download an academic scholarship applications by clicking here get a random drawing application by clicking here. The deadline to apply for the CFL scholarship is March 1, 2014.
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