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Apply Now: Labor’s John S. Lyons Memorial Foundation 2020 Scholarship Program

The John Lyons Memorial Foundation 2021 Scholarship Program is open for applications!

Labor’s John S. Lyons Memorial Foundation Scholarship Program

Contact: Danielle Paukner
John S. Lyons Memorial Foundation
3737 Camino del Rio South, Suite 202
San Diego, CA 92108

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, or a college student having graduated from, 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, March 26th 2021 at 4:00PM:

Application: Please submit completed packet to Scholarship Committee, John S. Lyons Memorial Foundation, 3737 Camino del Rio South Suite 202, San Diego CA 92108

Download: Scholarship Application 2021 (PDF)

Essay Topic: Why are unions necessary today? How can your generation empower themselves and working families?

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