When: Thursday, Mar 15, 2018, (All day)

Scholarship opportunity for Pierce County students – Deadline March 15

The Jerry Beckendorf Community Service Scholarship encourages future generations of union activists by recognizing student community service.

Applications are now open. Candidates must be a high school student in Pierce County with at least one parent a member of a labor union. Candidates must be a graduating senior pledged to attend a college or trade school in the fall of 2018.

The application deadline is March 15.

The scholarship is a one-time award. On average, seven scholarships are granted each year, totaling $7,000.

The scholarship is named after retired Pierce County Local 53 member Jerry Beckendorf who worked for 15 years as the United Way and Pierce County Labor Council’s labor liaison.