Tennessee Labor Management Foundation Scholarship Program

The objective of the scholarship is to increase and retain the number of new professionals entering the human resources or labor relations field as a career in order to sustain growth and cooperation in the labor-management industry within the State of Tennessee.

Eligibility is defined as any college or university student who (1) is a legal resident of the State of Tennessee; (2) has completed the freshman and sophomore years of study in a degree program of a fully accredited two or four-year public or private institution of higher learning in the State of Tennessee with a grade point average of 2.5 or better (based on a 4.0 system); (3) is actively pursuing a baccalaureate or graduate degree; (4) is not related to a member Tennessee Labor-Management Foundation;(5) will pursue a career in a labor relations-related field. The student’s current field of study is not an eligibility creation.


February 4th, 2013|

Union Plus Scholarship Program: Union Members Family

The Union Plus Scholarship Program is offered through the Union Plus Education Foundation, which is sponsored by Union Privilege. Your union membership entitles you to a family of Union Plus benefits including College Test Prep Discounts, National Labor College Scholarships, AT&T Wireless discounts, Budget Truck Rental Discounts.

  1. Current and retired members of participating unions, their spouses and their dependent children(as defined by IRS regulations) At least one year of continuous union membership by the applicant, applicant’s spouse or parent (if applicant is a dependent). The one year membership minimum must be satisfied by May 31, 2019.
  2. Participating union members from the U.S. Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands and Canada are eligible. But students must attend an accredited school within the United States.
  3. Union members do not have to purchase any Union Plus program product or participate in any Union Plus programs to apply for the scholarships and scholarship awards are not based upon participation in a Union Plus program.
  4. The applicant must be accepted into a U.S. accredited college or university, community college or technical or trade school at the time the award is issued. Awards must be used for the 2013-2014 school year.
  5. Undergraduate and graduate students are eligible.
  6. Your application must be complete and received by 12:00pm (Eastern Time) on Thursday, January 31, 2019.


February 4th, 2013|

IBEW Founder’s Scholarship (Members Only)

Applicants must have been in continuous good standing and have paid dues without an honorary withdrawal for four years preceding May 1 of the scholarship year, or be charter members of a local union.

  1. Each applicant must be recommended in writing by the local union business manager. If there is no business manager, then the recommendation must come from the local union president, system council chairman or general chairman.
  2. At least two additional letters of recommendation must be sent by individuals who are familiar with the applicant’s achievements and abilities.
  3. Copies of all academic transcripts from high school. College. Apprenticeship or other educational and developmental programs must be submitted.
  4. A complete resume is required. The resume should outline the applicants education and work history; military service; special honors or awards; and involvement in union, civic community or religious affairs.
  5. Applicants are required to submit a 250-500 word essay (typed and double spaced) The title and topic must be “How I will Use My founders’ Scholarship to Benefit the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers and the Electrical Industry.
  6. Materials need not to be sent at the same time but all must be postmarked prior to May 1 of the scholarship year.


February 4th, 2013|