Scholarships

Local 537 is proud to offer scholarships to high school students pursuing college study. For more information on scholarship requirements and deadlines, please check out the below links.

Massachusetts AFL-CIO Scholarship Program

  • Applicants must be the son or daughter of a Local 537 member.

  • Please read instructions carefully.  Must be submitted through affiliated Business Manager. Deadline: March 15, 2020

  • Applicants should be a member or a spouse, child or grandchild of a Local 537 member.
  • Applicants should be one of the following:

    • secondary school senior who will graduate during the current academic year
    • a high school graduate who has not been out of high school more than three years
      (excluding military service)
    • freshman, sophomore, or junior, full-time student, in good standing, at an accredited college

     

  • and be either one of the following:

    • a son or daughter whose parent is a management employee (not a member of a union) of a mechanical contracting company who is supporting, by way of contributions, the New England Mechanical Contracting Industry Improvement Fund
    • a son or daughter whose parent is an active journeyman member of a participating Local Union, and on whose behalf, contributions are currently being made by an employer to the New England Mechanical Contracting Industry Improvement Fund

     

  • Deadline: April 10, 2020

  • For questions, call 617-405-4221

    • Applicants should be a member, child, grandchild, or spouse of a local union member or of employees of the local union’s affiliated Taft-Hartley Trust Fund.
    • Applicants must be enrolled or accepted at an accredited college or university.
    • NOTE: Applicants for this scholarship may not also apply to the Colleen Sullivan Memorial Nursing Vocation Scholarship.
  • Deadline: May 22, 2020

  • For questions call the Massachusetts Coalition of Taft-Hartley Trust Funds, Inc. at 508-533-1400 x 111.

    • Applicants should be a member, child, grandchild, or spouse of a local union member or of employees of the local union’s affiliated Taft-Hartley Trust Fund.
    • Applicants must be enrolled or accepted at an accredited nursing program.
    • NOTE: Applicants for this scholarship may not also apply to the Lou Sarno Memorial Scholarship.
  • Deadline: May 22, 2020

  • For questions call the Massachusetts Coalition of Taft-Hartley Trust Funds, Inc. at 508-533-1400 x 111.

  • Applicants should be:
    • Dependent of a United Association member
    • Be planning or already attending post-high school education at an institution of higher learning for the Fall 2020 semester
    • Accepted or enrolled at an accredited college or university.
  • Deadline: June 10, 2020
  • For questions, contact Cindy Williams at cynthiaw@uanet.org.