UWUA Scholarship Program
The Utility Workers Union of America, AFL-CIO (UWUA) established a scholarship program in 2022 in an effort to promote the solidarity of its members and encourage educational growth of the future generations of our labor organization.
High school seniors who are the son or daughter of an active UWUA member.
Year of Eligibility
Students are eligible for entry into the scholarship drawing during the scholarship year that coincides with their graduation from high school, i.e., 2023 Scholarship/2023 High School Graduation.
How to Enter
Each year, there will be a drawing for each region (Regions I, II, III, IV, and V) for a $2,000 scholarship, with the exception of the National Convention year, in which there will be one drawing for a $10,000 scholarship. To be entered into the scholarship drawing, the student must submit a scholarship entry form to the National Union. The 2023 deadline to enter is April 3, 2023.
Selection of Award Recipients
An awardee/awardees will be selected in a blind drawing from all of the eligible entry forms submitted. Recipients will be recognized in the year selected.
Amount of the Award
For non-convention years, an award for $2,000 will be made to one student from each of the five regions. For convention years, one award for $10,000 will be made to one student.
Requirements for Payment of the Award
Recipients will receive the scholarship upon proof of acceptance and attendance at any university, college, or trade school, etc.