Applicant Eligibility Requirements

  1.  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.
  2.  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
  3.  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