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    APPLY NOW for a James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship.   The application system is now open and can be accessed at: https://aim.applyISTS.net/JRHMSF Applicants must register first and then complete the application for either an Academic (college/university) or Vocational/Training program scholarship. Eligible students must be: high school seniors in the U.S. or Canada who are the sons, daughters or financial dependents of Teamster members (including members of the BLET, BMWED and TCRC).    The deadline for completing the application process is March 1, 2024.  https://aim.applyISTS.net/JRHMSF

    We are aware of the submission problems with the U.S. Dept. of Education's FAFSA form which
    generates the Student Aid Index (SAI).   Therefore, The JRHMSF is now accepting the following
    documents instead of the full FAFSA Submission Summary:

    1) FAFSA submission confirmation email
       Must be the STUDENT confirmation email (contributor confirmation emails are not
    acceptable) and must minimally include your first name and SAI.

    2) Estimated information provided by the Federal Student Aid Estimator Tool
       If you use the Estimator Tool, download a PDF copy of your results (look for the link located at the bottom of the results page) and upload it in place of your Submission Summary.

    The James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund (JRHMSF) today announced that it has awarded $1.2 million in academic and vocational scholarships this year to the children of Teamster members throughout the U.S. and Canada.
    The James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund awarded $1.2 million in academic and vocational scholarships this year to the children of Teamster members throughout the U.S. and Canada. Our recipients of the academic awards will be attending schools such as University of California, Boston University and University of Michigan to pursue college degrees.
    James P. Hoffa, Teamsters General President Emeritus, was recently interviewed by The Rick Smith Show - a nationally broadcast labor talk show
    *As a Teamster member, there is a college tuition discount program that is available to you and members of your family. The ISTS Tuition Discount Network (TDN) is a list of For-Profit and Non-Profit colleges and universities that offer reduced tuition. The amount of the reduction varies by school and can sometimes be as specific as major.

     

    For general questions about the James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund, please call 855-670-ISTS (4787) or  Email: ContactUs@applyISTS.com  or JRHfund@gmail.com


    About the Fund: James R. Hoffa became a Teamster member in 1934 and served as General President for 14 years, and, in recognition of his tireless service to the union and its members, was honored as General President Emeritus for life. At the November 1999 General Executive Board meeting, then-General Secretary-Treasurer C. Thomas Keegel presented a resolution to establish the new scholarship fund. This site describes the James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund (JRHMSF) and outlines eligibility requirements and application procedures. Please click here.

    The James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund is an independent organization established and registered as a tax-exempt entity under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. The Fund is established solely to provide scholarships to the child or dependent of a member of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, and contributions to the Fund are deductible as charitable contributions to the extent permitted by law.

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