The James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund has started accepting applications for the 2020 school year.
Eligibility: For the sons, daughters and financial dependents of Teamster members (including the BMWED, BLET, GCC and TCRC). Academic scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $10,000 for high school seniors planning to attend a four-year college or university and Training/Vocational program awards of up to $2,000 for use at community colleges and trade schools.
The deadline for scholarship applications is March 2, 2020.The James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund awards scholarships annually to outstanding high school seniors. The James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship awards scholarships on the basis of a comprehensive process. Areas that are reviewed by the Scholarship Committee include but are not limited to the following: Academic Accomplishments, Community Service, Letters of Recommendation, and Financial Need. The scholarship awards are paid directly to the schools. Scholarship winners are awarded either a $10,000.00 award split up over four years at $1,250.00 per semester, or a one-time $1,000.00 award. Winners of the $10,000.00 award will have their scholarship renewed each year, pursuant to the Scholarship Renewal guidelines, and must maintain a GPA of 3.0 (B average) or higher.