The James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund is now accepting applications for scholarship awards.
The deadline for receipt of completed materials is March 31, 2017.
Scholarship applicants compete in one of the five geographic regions where the Teamster Member Relation’s Teamsters Union affiliate is located. One category of awards totals $10,000 each. These four-year scholarships are disbursed at the rate of $1,250 per semester and are renewable annually. Other awards are one-time $1,000 grants. These scholarships are disbursed to the college or university at the beginning of the recipient’s freshman year.
Eligibility requirements and application procedures are the same for all awards. Recipients are selected by an impartial committee of university admissions and financial aid directors based on academic achievement, SAT/ACT scores, character, potential and financial need. We consider all applicants without regard to race, religion, gender, disability, or any other legally protected status.
Applications not postmarked by the application deadline of March 31, 2017, will not be processed.Download the application and rules here.