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2015 Essay Contest – Deadline is June 15!


The James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund has announced the topic for the 2015 Essay Contest.  The contest is open to applicants which are the son, daughter or financial dependent of a Teamster member (including GCC, BMWED, BLET members) who are 23 years of age or younger and currently a student at a community college, four-year institution or vocational/technical school.  Winners are awarded $1,000 each.

The application must be filled out and provided with the essay (500 words or less) no later than June 15, 2015.  Applications and essays may be e-mailed to: Scholarship@teamster.org or mailed in to:  JRHMSF Essay Contest, 25 Louisiana Avenue, NW, Washington, DC  20001.  Your entry must include the completed application form along with the essay.

The 2015 topic is: What impact would an increase in union membership have on the U.S. economy and the middle class?