Scholarship

Joint Council 7 Harry Polland/Bob Morales Scholarship

Annual Joint Council 7 Harry Polland/Robert Morales Scholarship Program -- Applications Due!

Joint Council 7 is pleased to announce the Annual Teamsters Joint Council 7 Harry Polland/Bob Morales Scholarship Fund. This program will provide $1,000 to the child of one member in each of the following affiliated Local Unions: 70, 87, 137, 150, 287, 315, 350, 386, 431, 439, 517, 533, 601, 665, 853, 856, 890, 896, 912, 948, 2010, 2785, GCC-District Council 2.

Eligibility

Applicants are eligible for scholarships to attend a college, university, or trade school when they or their parent or legal guardian (proof may be required) is an active member in good standing of one of the previously-listed Local Unions. Elected officials and employees of Teamsters Local Unions and Joint Councils, and their families, are not eligible.

Criteria

Grade point average of 2.0 (based on a 4.0 system) upon high school graduation.

How to Apply

Applicants must complete an application and return it to a Joint Council 7 office or to the office of any of the Local Unions affiliated with the Joint Council (see above) by no later than July 1, 2017, along with the following:

1. High school or college transcript through most recent semester.

2. Resume of school and/or community activities.

3. Two page handwritten or typed essay on “The Importance of Labor Unions.”

4. Recent photograph of applicant.

Where to Get Applications

Applications may be obtained from your Local Union or from the Joint Council 7 office.

You can also download an application form here.

Teamsters Joint Council 7 is proud to support the higher education of Teamster families!