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.

  • 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.