The APWU National Executive Board established the Vocational Scholarship to help students interested in programs of study leading to trade, technical, industrial or vocational occupations that can include, for example:
Culinary, Medical or Dental Assistant, Electrician, Real Estate, Auto Mechanic, Certified I/T‐Computer Education,
Massage Therapy or Cosmetology. Five recipients from among the five postal regions will receive up to $3,000
to be used for up to three years of study in a specific trade, technical, industrial or vocational school.
A senior attending high school or other corresponding secondary school.
Child or grandchild, including stepchild or legally adopted child of an active member, Retirees Department
member, or deceased member of the American Postal Workers Union.
Parent or grandparent must be a full dues paying member or retiree member [as defined in the APWU National
Constitution and Bylaws, reference Article 3, Section 1, Section 4(d)] in good standing or must have been a member
immediately preceding death.
Recipients for the Vocational awards must attend an accredited community college, vocational school or vocational program.
Must maintain [status report to be provided to APWU annually]:
1. “B” average, or
2. “Pass” if Pass/Fail system, or
3. An evaluation from the Counselor or Instructor
Children/grandchildren of all Elected National Officers.
Sponsor is currently a postal manager.
Scholarship will be discontinued if the sponsor becomes a postal manager.
Applicants from other Postal Unions (NALC, NRLCA, NMPHU)
Year of Need: College Freshman,
Num Awards: 5
Min Award: Varies
Max Award: 3,000
American Postal Workers Union
APWU Scholarship Program 1300 L STREET, NW
Washington, DC 20005
Phone: (202) 842‐4215