2016 Essay Contest 2016-08-25T11:34:35+00:00

ALL MEMBERS OF TEAMSTERS LOCAL UNION 879

THE JAMES R. HOFFA MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND IS HOLDING A 2016 ESSAY CONTEST

The contest commences IMMEDIATELY, with a deadline date of JUNE 15TH, 2016.  You can receive an application on-line at www.teamster.org or from Teamsters Local Union 879 office in Stoney Creek, please call 905-547-3231 or 1-800-528-8879.

Each applicant must:

1.      Be the son, daughter or financial dependent of an eligible Teamster member, hereafter also referred to as “Teamster Member Relation”;

2.      Be enrolled full-time in an undergraduate college, university, or community college program, or a technical or vocational program.

3.      Be 23 years old or younger by June 15th, 2016. 

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE ESSAY MUST BE AT THE INTERNATIONAL BY JUNE 15, 2016. – THERE WILL BE NO EXTENSIONS TO THIS DEADLINE

Please e-mail your application and essay to scholarship@teamster.org or you can mail them to the following address:

James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund

2016 Essay Contest

25 Louisiana Avenue, N.W.

Washington, D.C.

20001

The applicant must compose, on a separate sheet, a type-written essay of 500 words or less.  Essays will not be returned.

The 2016 Essay Contest topic is:

“What has living in a Teamster household meant to me and my siblings?”

Only completed applications will be considered.

Please read the attached document below for more information.

2016 Essay Contest

jrh_2016_essay_application-englishfrenchfinalweb

This years winners are attached

Canadian Winners Essay-Contest-2016

Fraternally,

JOHN McCANN

PRESIDENT

TEAMSTERS LOCAL UNION NO. 879