Union Resources

William A. Lee Memorial Scholarship

CFL LinksApplications for the 2017 William A. Lee Memorial Scholarship are now closed.

Each year, the Chicago Federation of Labor awards 10 scholarships to high school seniors, valued at $2,000 each, to five winners of the Academic Competition and five winners of the Random Drawing. The funds may be used at any accredited college or university in the United States.

Congratulations to our 2017 winners:

  • Matthew Armenta (UFCW Local 881)
  • Esterah Brown (Ironworkers Local 1)
  • Abigail Dasbach (IATSE Local 476)
  • Samantha Hendrickson (West Suburban Teachers Union, Local 571)
  • Miriam Hyman (AFGE Local 704)
  • Lindsey Jackson (Iron Workers Local 1)
  • Alec Molve (IBEW Local 15)
  • Kelly Richards (Chicago Fire Fighters Union Local 2)
  • Blair Ripley (West Suburban Teachers' Union Local 571)
  • Rocky Salvo (IUOE Local 399)





The Union Plus program offers a variety of scholarships to union families.  Click here for more information.