Western Oklahoma Building Trades Scholarship - Traditional Application
- Applicants must be one of the following (1) graduating high school seniors who are presently concurrently enrolled at any accredited, not-for-profit, vocational technical, or two or four year institution, OR (2) students continuing academic study after high school with one year of completed college (age 23 or younger).
- A birth child or legally adopted child who is a tax dependent and currently eligible to be on a union member’s insurance.
Dependents of union members from participating unions can apply:
- International Association of Heat and Frost Insulators and Asbestos Workers Local #94 and #66
- International Brotherhood of Boilermakers, Iron Ship Builders, Blacksmiths, Forgers and Helpers Local #592
- International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers Local #5
- International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Locals #444 and #1141
- International Union of Elevator Constructors Local #63
- International Association of Bridge, Structural, Ornamental and Reinforcing Iron Workers Locals #48 and #584
- Laborers’ International Union of North America Local #107
- International Union of Operating Engineers Local #627
- International Union of Painters and Allied Trades Local #807
- United Union of Roofers, Waterproofers and Allied Workers Local #143
- Sheet Metal Workers’ International Association Local #124
- United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipe Fitting Industry of the United States and Canada Locals #344, #430 and #669
- United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipe Fitting Industry of the United States and Canada Local # 798
This is a one-year $1,500 award with a competitive reapplication process each year.
Funds may be used for educational-related expenses such as tuition, fees and books at any academically accredited two-year, four-year or vocational technical nonprofit institution in the United States. Payments are made directly to the school. No more than six credit hours may be completed online each semester.
The Western Oklahoma Building Trades Scholarship Fund was established following the April 19, 1995 bombing of the Murrah Federal Building to provide scholarships for union members, their spouses or their dependents.