2022 Jayme Biendl Scholarship

The Jayme Biendl Scholarship for 2022 is now closed. The deadline for submitting applications was Friday, April 15, 2022. When the 2023 scholarship is available, we will post it here.

Teamsters Local 117 has established a new scholarship fund intended to support working Teamster women and their dependents. The Jayme Biendl Working Womxn's scholarship was established in memory of Officer Jayme Biendl of the Monroe Correctional Complex who was killed in the line of duty in 2011.  

In 2022, the Teamsters Local 117 Womxn’s Committee will award three scholarships to qualified womxn members and dependents. The term “womxn” is used to be inclusive of all people who identify as women. The scholarship must be used for continuing education or a training/vocational program. 

Scholarship Eligibility

Applicant must be:

  • A current, working Teamster womxn OR
  • A dependent – either child or spouse – of a working Teamster womxn OR
  • A womxn dependent – either child or spouse – of any active member

Proof of current enrollment must be provided. Acceptable documentation can include the following:

Option A:

  • Copy of official transcript

Option B:

  • Copy of student ID card AND
  • Copy of current class schedule

Option C:

  • Proof of acceptance into school or program AND
  • Name of institutional payee