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California’s State Law AB-5 is Essential to Improving the lives of Misclassified Workers
Teamster Pilots at Horizon Air Secure Industry-Leading Agreement
Teamster School Bus Driver Honored for De-Escalating Volatile Situation
Spin Electric Scooter Workers of Berkeley Join Teamsters Local 665
Local 696 Field Organizers Approve Contract with Kansas Democratic Party
Teamsters Women’s Conference Concludes in Seattle
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Teamsters Women’s Conference Kicks Off in Seattle
A New Deal for Aviation Platform
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Scholarship Programs

Teamsters Local 79 Scholarship Fund

The Teamsters Local 79 Scholarship Fund, Inc. was established for the betterment of our communities.   As an organization we believe that higher education is essential not only to the individual, but also to the welfare and future of our country which results in better leadership, higher ideals, fuller lives, and a deeper appreciation of social responsibility. Today's young adults need the opportunity to become better educated in order to face the challenges as our leaders of tomorrow. Please click here for a copy of Teamsters Local 79's Scholarship Fund Application. The application is self-explanatory regarding items needed to accompany the application as well as the deadline date for processing of the application. The Scholarship Fund is a 501(c)3 and your donations can be used for charitable tax deductions.

2017/2018 Partners of Teamsters Local 79 Scholarship Fund

Click here to view a list of the companies and individuals who have contributed to Local 79's Scholarship Fund.

Teamsters James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund
 

In order to accommodate the increased number of applications, the Fund decided to have ISTS administer the application process this year.  The ISTS system is completely on-line and can be reached through the Fund’s website:  www.jrhmsf.org

The Fund will be awarding academic scholarships to high school seniors who are planning to attend a four-year college or university and who are the sons, daughters or financial dependents of Teamster members. The academic awards range from $1,000 to $10,000.

The Fund is also accepting applications for Training and Vocational Program scholarships. These range from $500 to $2,000 and will be awarded to the sons, daughters or financial dependents of Teamster members who plan to attend an accredited training or vocational non-baccalaureate program at a community college or other training institution. Programs must be related to a Teamster-represented industry, class or craft. (Exact application procedures are outlined in the application on our website, www.jrhmsf.org )

The deadline for all applications is March 1, 2021. If you have additional questions, please see the Fund website at www.jrhmsf.org and view the Frequently Asked Questions section.

 




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Naples, FL - August 13, 2022

Workshop facilitated by Secretary-Treasurer John Sholtes, Trustee Jeff Testa, and Business Agents Sharon Ayala and Tate Foster

 


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