2019 Scholarships

2019 Scholarships

One of Local 1’s guiding principles is to give back to our communities.

In that stead, every year Local 1 awards scholarships to eligible high school seniors attending a 2- or 4-year college.

Scholarships are available to all high school seniors whose parent or guardian is a Local 1 member in good standing.

Applications are now closed.

Your counselor must also submit a separate Counselor Evaluation (link below) for your application to be considered complete.

Winners will be notified by May 15, 2019.

The following Local 1 scholarships will be awarded in 2019:

  • Local 1 Scholarship (15 available): $2,000
  • Local 1 Future Leader Scholarship (1 available): $10,000


A valid application for Local 1 scholarships will consist of:

  • Completed student application (submitted by the student) with all requested information included
    • If Applying for the Local 1 Future Leader Scholarship: a 600-word essay
  • Completed counselor evaluation (submitted by your counselor) with all requested information included including official transcript

Scholarships are taxable over $600 and require a completed W-9 form.

To apply online, click here:

To apply by mail, download paper versions here:

Mail to:

SEIU Local 1
ATTN: Scholarship Committee
111 E Wacker Dr, Suite 1700
Chicago, IL 60601

Additional Scholarship Opportunities:

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