Scholarships

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 $2,000 scholarships to 5 lucky 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. Details for 2020 coming soon!

For more information contact Scholarship Coordinator, Lisa Stieper, at (925) 228-2246 Ext. 113.

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 for 2020 is March 2

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.

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.