Please take notice that September 30, 2014 is the deadline for our office to receive entries for the James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund’s Essay Contest.

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This year the Essay Contest topic is: “The vast majority of union workers make more than minimum wage. Why should Teamsters care what the minimum wage is?”

The students with winning essays will be awarded a one-time $1,000 scholarship. Full-time college, university, community college, technical or vocational program students who are the children of Teamster members are invited to enter the contest. For more detailed information on eligibility and the process by which you may apply, please visits our SCHOLARSHIPS page.