Thanks to American Income Life (AIL) for their generous donation of $3,000 for the 2018 Hawaii State AFL-CIO scholarships. There will be three scholarships awarded in the amount of $1,000 each. High school students planning to attend post-high school study on a full-time basis will be considered for the three scholarships. Please see the details and the criteria below that will be used in determining the winners.
The Hawaii State AFL-CIO has established scholarships that will be awarded to students who are currently attending high school in the state of Hawaii and plan to pursue post-high school study on a full-time basis at a university, college, community college, vocational or trade school.
The following criteria will be used in determining the awarding of the scholarships:
- An essay of not more than 1000 words as to the importance of labor unions in Hawaii. The essay may be written from a personal point of view or from a historical perspective.
- Completing a cover letter with relevant information: name, address, phone number, e-mail address and what type of school you plan to attend.
The scholarship is open to any graduating senior and having a family member in a union is not required. There will be three scholarships awarded in the amount of $1,000 each.
All submissions must be received or postmarked by Friday, April 20, 2018. Applications can be sent by e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail to: 345 Queen St., Suite 500, Honolulu, HI 96813. Please direct all questions to Jason Bradshaw at 597-1441.
A decision will be made by Friday, April 27, 2018 and winners will be notified shortly thereafter.