JRH Memorial Scholarship Fund Application Window Now Open
The application process for the James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund for 2020 has opened. Please see below for detailed instructions. The deadline for submission is March 2, 2020.
James R. Hoffa became a Teamster member in 1934 and served as General President for 14 years, and, in recognition of his tireless service to the union and its members, was honored as General President Emeritus for life. At the November 1999 General Executive Board meeting, then-General Secretary-Treasurer C. Thomas Keegel presented a resolution to establish the new scholarship fund.
The James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund is an independent organization established and registered as a tax-exempt entity under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. The Fund is established solely to provide scholarships to the child or dependent of a member of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, and contributions to the Fund are deductible as charitable contributions to the extent permitted by law.
To submit an application:
– Go to https://aim.applyists.net/JRHMSF
– Create an account or log into your existing account to be directed to the Application
– If you are on your Home page, click the ADD NEW APPLICATION button and enter the Program Key: JRHMSF
– Complete all required fields
– Click “Submit”
Eligibility: For the sons, daughters and financial dependents of Teamster members. Academic scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $10,000 for high school seniors planning to attend a four-year college or university and Training/Vocational program awards of up to $2,000 for use at community colleges and trade schools. The deadline for scholarship applications will be March 2, 2020.
For general questions about the James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund, please call 855-670-ISTS (4787) or Email: contactus@applyISTS.com
Check back in February 2020 for information on more scholarships:
Teamsters Local 1932 Academic Scholarship Awards
Teamsters Joint Council 42 Scholarship Awards
Teamsters National Hispanic Caucus Scholarship Awards
Teamsters National Black Caucus Scholarship Awards