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Operating Engineers Local 3 represents the interests of people who build and protect. With that in mind, we want to build and protect the future of the Operating Engineers by supporting those who aspire to further their education with the help of the Local 3 Scholarship program.

    2015 Academic Scholarship Winners Announced

    Congratulations to the following 2015 Academic Scholarship winners.

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    FIRST PLACE: $10,000.00
    Tom J. Stapleton Memorial Scholarships

    Winners will receive $4,000 for the first year and an additional $2,000.00 per year stipend for

  • Jeannine Stroup - Tracy, CA (District 30)
  • Robert Yu - Los Gatos, CA (District 90)

SECOND PLACE: $7,500.00

Winners will receive $3,000 for the first year and an additional $1,500.00 per year stipend for the second, third, and fourth years of college, provided they remain full-time students.

  • Kristina Garcia - Santa Cruz, CA (District 90)
  • John Jordan - Vacaville, CA (District 04)

THIRD PLACE: $5,000.00

Winners will receive $2,000 for the first year and an additional $1,000.00 per year stipend for the second, third, and fourth years of college, provided they remain full-time students.

  • Tia Wilson - Vacaville, CA (District 04)
  • Jorge Alvarez - Ceres, CA (District 30), 2015 Joe Biasca Memorial Scholarship

2015 Merit Scholarship Winners Announced

Congratulations to the twenty-five winners of the 2015 Merit Scholarships. Twenty-five $1,000 scholarships were awarded to sons, daughters, stepchildren, and foster children of Local 3 members. The winners were randomly drawn at the July 19, 2015 Executive Board Meeting.

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Academic Scholarships

Six academic college scholarships will be awarded to sons, daughters, stepchildren and foster children of Local 3 members. The first, second and third place awards are detailed below:

First place - $10,000 total: Two scholarships of $4,000 each will be awarded to the first-place female and male applicant, with an additional $2,000 for the second, third and fourth years of college if they remain a full-time student.

Second place - $7,500 total: Two scholarships of $3,000 each will be awarded to the second- place female and male applicant, with an additional $1,500 for the second, third and fourth years of college if they remain a full-time student.

Third place - $5,000 total: Two scholarships of $2,000 each will be awarded to the third-place female and male applicant, with an additional $1,000 for the second, third and fourth years of college if they remain a full-time student.

Academic Scholarship applicants must be senior high school students who have, or will be, graduated at the end of either the fall semester (beginning in 2014) or the spring semester (beginning in 2015) in public, private or parochial schools. They must plan to attend an accredited college or university anywhere in the United States during the academic year and be able to meet the academic requirements for entrance in the university or college of their choice. Students selected for a scholarship must have achieved not less than a 3.0 ("B") weighted grade point average in their high school work.

Merit Scholarships

Twenty-five $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to sons, daughters, stepchildren, and foster children of Local 3 members. These scholarships must be used for study at any accredited college or trade school located in the U.S. and are for the first year of study only.

Operating Engineers Local 3 scholarships will not impose restrictions of any kind on the course of study. Recipients may accept any other grants or awards that do not rule out scholarship aid from other sources.

Donations

Please consider donating to the Local 3 Scholarship Foundation and help us build a better future for all. For details on how to donate, click here.


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