Teamsters offer a variety of annual scholarships to further support the futures of our Teamster families.  Applications will be updated and posted every year for applicant requirements and any additional information.  Here’s a list of different scholarships that our members’ dependents may apply for.

Local 315 offers $1,000 scholarships to 5 lucky children or dependents of any Local 315 member. 315 members or children currently enrolled as full-time students in accredited colleges, or high school senior children of members applying to two-year or four-year college are eligible to apply.

James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship offers two Academic Scholarships, one (1) $10,000 over 4 years at $1,250 per semester, or one (1) $1,000 payment.
Application deadline is March 31st, 2018.

A Training and Vocational Programs Scholarship is an essay contest, winners are awarded up to $2,000, depending on financial need. Applicants must apply scholarship to an accredited training or vocational non-baccalaureate program at a community college, or other training institution, within the United States, Puerto Rico or Canada.  Training or vocational programs must be related to work in a Teamster-represented industry, class or craft.

Click here for more information. Children or dependents of Teamster members are eligible to apply.

Joint Council 7 offers their Harry Polland/Robert Morales Scholarship of $1,000. Children or grandchildren of Joint Council members are eligible to apply. Click here for more information.

California Teamsters Hispanic Caucus awards scholarships to high school senior children of active Teamsters who is up-to-date with dues are eligible to apply. See rules below and print out the application below for the 2018 scholarship.

Past News: Winners of  the 2017 Scholarships

Guadalupe Piceno Perez, James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Recipient 

Sophia Ramirez, Local 315 Scholarship Recipient

Spencer Hall, Local 315 Scholarship Recipient

Jacob Guorgui, Local 315 Scholarship Recipient

Abraham Dabbas, Joint Council 7 Scholarship Recipient

Jesse Ray Milliken, Local 315 Scholarship Recipient

 Adriana Jimenez, Local 315 Scholarship Recipient