The Bergen County Central Trades and Labor Council, AFL-CIO is pleased to offer eight scholarships for the year 2017. Each scholarship will be for $1,000. Only members of local unions affiliated with the Bergen County Central Trades and Labor Council, and their dependents, are eligible and may apply.
We are giving four scholarships in the memory of Abe Solomon, the first elected president of the Bergen Country Central Trades and Labor Council, and four scholarships in the memory of Ed Purtill, the first Executive Director of the United Labor Agency of Bergen County, AFL-CIO Community Services.
Please read all the eligibility requirements. Feel free to put this information on your website, and make as many copies that are needed for your membership.
The Selection Committee requests that all applications are returned by April 15, 2017.
Since the beginning of the scholarship fund 38 years ago, 172 scholarships have been awarded. On behalf of the Board of Trustees and the officers of the Bergen Labor Central Trades & Labor Council, thank you for your support and cooperation.