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Scholarships & Sponsorships


Scholarships currently available to Local 117 members and their families include the following:

Be sure to check the scholarship rules and guidelines including any deadlines before submitting your application.


Your Local Union is accepting applications from Local 117 members to sponsor community groups or organizations.  Groups may include but are not limited to labor rights groups, sports groups, musical groups, academic groups, etc. 

Sponsorship applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis.  Groups with a direct connection to Local 117 members and/or to organized labor will be given highest priority.

Some of the groups that have received sponsorships from Local 117 include:

  • Hearts for Kids (Clyde McDaniel, Fred Meyer)
    Non-profit after school tutoring/programming for youth
  • Federal Way Slam (Darrell Jacobsen, Golden State Foods)
    Girls fast pitch softball
  • The Dolls Drill Team (Suzette Baker, King County)
    Girls drill squad
  • Emerald Ridge Robotics (Paul Baxter, retiree)
    High school team that builds robots to compete in statewide competition
  • Little Red Sox (Shaun Kendall, GP Gypsum)
    Boys baseball team
  • Save our Fish/Puget Sound Anglers (Russell Carver, American Steel)
    Kids fishing derby
  • Rogers Fastpitch (Kaysha Lybecker, AHCC)
    Girls fast pitch softball

View an application for this program here.

Completed applications should be sent to:  Teamsters Local 117 – Attn: Community Sponsorship, 14675 Interurban Ave. S. Suite, 307, Tukwila, WA 98168. For more information, contact Jennifer Day at 206-441-4860 ext.1222.