Eligible applicants are the legal spouse or legal dependent of any SMART Local #263 building trades member paying into the Local Scholarship Fund. Status is determined according to the description of the above and by the same eligibility rules of SMART#263 Health and Welfare plan. The beneficiary or spouse must be of a member that is presently paying dues as an active member currently working at the trade or seeking full employment in the trade. The committee will make the final interpretation, if disputed.
To be considered, the applicant must be currently enrolled fulltime in a technical school, vocational school, or college/university.
All requests must be in writing.
No requests will be accepted if postmarked later than the published deadline (see above), or earlier than January 1 of the current year.
Applicants who are otherwise eligible for this scholarship shall be eligible to receive a scholarship award from SMWIA Local #263 for a maximum of four years. The years need not be consecutive but is a lifetime total.
Please send written application to be considered for the scholarship— the application MUST include:
Letter of request which includes —
college/university address of financial aid office
your student number at the college (and your social security number),
and your sponsoring member's name.
Official document from your college or school verifying your current enrollment at their institution. Enrollment document must be sent WITH your letter of application.
Sheet Metal, Air, Rail, and Transportation Union, Local #263
Attn: Scholarship Committee
1211 Wiley Blvd. SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404-1320