Sunday, January 25, 2009
Scholarships for future union leaders
Apply Now for Union Leaders of the Future Scholarship
by James Parks, Jan 25, 2009
With the cost of college going up every day, every student needs help making ends meet. At the same time, the union movement needs a skilled, diverse leadership to continue to reach out and provide benefits to more workers.
To help build a more diverse and strong union movement, the Union Leaders of the Future Scholarship and Mentoring Program is helping more women and people of color become union leaders.
The scholarship program provides annual awards of up to $3,000 to help future leaders with the cost of continuing their education to build leadership skills and pursue their union careers. Scholarships can be used for tuition, books and travel for leadership training at accredited labor schools, colleges, universities and community
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