Applicant Eligibility Requirements
- Applicants must be a son or daughter of a currently active member of Local Union 1439 who retain their active status as of midnight April 14, 2017 and must currently be a high school senior, college freshman or college sophomore.
- The complete application form and all supporting information should be addressed to the "John L. Durham Scholarship Committee" and must be received by April 14, 2017
- Accompanying the application form and other supportive information must be an essay of between 500 and 1,000 words, typed double spaced. The topic for 2017 is:
"Right to Work: Labors response politically and within their membership."
An applicant cannot be the son or daughter of a full time employee of the Local Union or the Business Manager or a member of his/her full time staff. This would not include Officers, Executive Board members or stewards who do not serve full time in a Union position on a permanent basis.
Applications will be mailed, with the topic of the essay, to all members requesting the information or you can download the application.
Please address inquiries to:
Local 1439, I.B.E.W.
Attention: Scholarship Committee 2017
2121 59th Street
St. Louis, MO 63110