Completed applications must be received by the Chicago Federation of Labor by 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019. Mailed applications must be postmarked by Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019. (Check back for next year's open enrollment)
Each year, the Chicago Federation of Labor awards 10 scholarships to high school seniors, valued at $2,000 each. The funds may be used at any accredited college or university in the United States.
- The applicant must be a senior in high school and graduating in the spring of 2019.
- Either the applicant or the applicant’s parent must be a member in good standing of a CFL-affiliated union. To confirm a union’s affiliation status, please call 312.222.1000.
- The applicant must choose to enter either the Random Drawing or Academic Competition for the William A. Lee Memorial Scholarship. Students are not eligible to enter both categories. APPLICANTS ATTEMPTING TO ENTER BOTH CATEGORIES WILL BE DISQUALIFIED.
- Only completed applications, with the personal essay, will be accepted.
Additional details are included in each application.
Academic Competition Application
Random Drawing Application