The Jerry Beckendorf Scholarship fund is now accepting applications for 2015. The deadline for the scholarship is March 6, 2015.
Since 2003, the Jerry Beckendorf Community Services Scholarship program has awarded more than $42,000 to 70 graduating seniors from Union families living in Pierce County.
Scholarship Requirements: The applicant must be a high school senior and the son or daughter of a member of a labor union living in Pierce County.
Applicants must complete a 500-word essay describing their most rewarding volunteer activities and what they learned from the experience. They must also:
- Be a high school student in Pierce County, Washington.
- Have at least one parent or guardian who is a member of a labor union
- Plan to attend college or university, community college or junior college, trade or technical school this coming fall.
For more information on this program, contact PCCLC President Patty Rose at 253-473-3810.