The Pennsylvania AFL-CIO is administering its annual essay contest to help entrants conduct research about the many contributions that the union movement has made to American society.
For the ninth time, scholarships will be offered in three categories: Graduating High School Seniors, All Post-Secondary Students, and Affiliated Union Members Attending an Accredited Institution.
HOW CAN YOU APPLY?
* Complete the application form and return it to the PA AFL-CIO by the January 31, 2008 deadline.
* Write a minimum of one thousand five hundred (1,500) word essay.
* List three references and include their names, addresses and titles. At least one reference must be someone from a labor organization.
* Make sure your application and essay are neatly prepared, double-spaced and typed on regular white paper and a 3 1/2 Floppy or CD.
To learn the essay topics and to download the application, please visit the PA AFL-CIO's web page. Brochures can also be picked up at the Local 102 Hall in Parsippany.
If you have any further questions about the scholarship opportunity, please call Carl Dillinger, Education Director, at 717-231-2843.