Glass, Molders, Pottery, Plastics, and Allied Workers International Union
Students enrolled in a four-year college/university pursuing a bachelor's degree are eligible to recieve $4,000 annually, renewable for up to three additional years if adequate academic standards are maintained. Students who intend to purse a two-year associate's degree or a certification at a vocational or technical school are eligible to recieve $2,000 annually, renewable for one additional year. All awards are not to exceed the cost of tuition.
10 awards offered annually. Six awards will be offered to students enrolled in a four-year college/university pursuing a bachelor's degree and four awards will be offered to students who intend to purse a two-year associate's degree or a certification at a vocational or technical school.
This program is maintained by donations from local unions and by memorial contributions which some individuals make in memory of a friend or loved one who has died. The memorial contributions are recognized in Horizons magazine noting the honored person. Winners are determined by the Scholarship and Recognition Programs of Princeton, N.J. Applications will not be accepted from children of officers or employees of the GMP International Union. Semifinalists may be asked to return a completed 'Scholarship Questionnaire' to GMP. In addition to the 'Scholarship Questionnaire', students who are enrolled in a four-year college/university pursuing a baccalaureate degree may be asked to provide additional documents as described on the 'Letter of Instruction'. The names of winners will be announced in May. The Scholarship will become official when winners are enrolled in colleges of his/her choice. All award monies will be paid directly to the college, credited to the account of the scholarship recipient for payment of authorized expenses such as tuition, room and board, books, supplies and other fees.
Applications are available online on the Glass, Molders, Pottery, Plastics, and Allied Workers International Union (GMP) website. In addition to the completed application, the student must submit of ... sign up for full scholarship deadline information.