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Hoffa Scholarship

Are you a member of Teamsters Local 117 and the parent of a high school-aged senior in need of money for college?

The The James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund accepts applications for scholarship awards. The 2018 scholarship will be available online at the end of November 2017. 

Scholarships are available for High School seniors who are children or dependents of Teamster members.

  • View the scholarship application and eligibility requirements (available November 2017)

James R. Hoffa became a Teamster member in 1934 and served as General President for 14 years. In recognition of his tireless service to the Union and its members, Hoffa was honored as General President Emeritus for life. At the November 1999 General Executive Board meeting, General Secretary-Treasurer C. Thomas Keegel presented a resolution to establish the new scholarship fund.