Amount: (1) One four-year college scholarship for a maximum amount of $5,500. Initial year amount is $2,500 for the next school year beginning in September; continued scholarship assistance in the amount of $1,000 per year for a maximum of three additional years if the student continues to meet scholarship standards. Eligible expenses include tuition, books, and housing. Scholarship can be used for school related expenses at an accredited post high school trade or technical school, community college, four-year university or college.
Requirements: Applicants must be a high school senior enrolled in a San Diego or Imperial County school system whose parent or legal guardian is a member in good standing of any local labor union. Students must have 3.0 or better GPA (on a 4.0 scale) and participate in community and/or extracurricular school activities. A complete application package is available upon request.
Deadline: Postmarked or hand delivered no later than Friday,
January 25, 2019 at 4:00 PM
Application: Please submit completed packet to Scholarship Committee, John S. Lyons Memorial Foundation, 3737 Camino del Rio South Suite 202, San Diego CA 92108
Essay Topic: Why are unions necessary today? How can your generation empower themselves and working families?