Pennsylvania Postal Workers Union
P.O. Box 4051
Lancaster, Pennsylvania 17601

Mike Stephenson ~ President
Kevin Gallagher ~ Vice President

Click HERE for an application


National APWU
EC Hallbeck Memorial Schol
APWU Vocational Schol


Deadline: Mar 15, 2016
Deadline: Jan 31, 2016
Federal Employee
Education & Assistance

On-Line Application
Deadline: Mar 25, 2016
Union Plus
On-line Application
Deadline: Jan 31, 2016

  1. Applicant must be the son or daughter of an active member of the PPWU through local affiliation or a Member at Large (M.A.L.).

  2. The applicant's parent must be a member in good standing of the PPWU for at least one year immediately preceding the closing date of application.

  3. Applicant must be a senior attending high school or other corresponding secondary school.

  4. Scholarship recipient must attend an accredited college of his/her choice.  The scholarship must be used towards pursuing an undergraduate degree.

  5. Application must be made on an official application form or on a photocopy duplicate.

  6. Applicants must take the Scholastic Aptitude Test or the American College Test.  The S.A.T. or A.C.T. scores must be submitted along with secondary school records and personal qualifications when application is made.

  7. Applicants must write an essay of no more than 250 words on a "labor union related subject".  The essay must accompany the application.

  8. Each PPWU scholarship will be $1,000.00 for each of four consecutive years of college providing a satisfactory academic record is maintained.

  9. The amount of the scholarship will be deposited with the college or university attended by the recipient.  When the recipient notifies the PPWU that he/she has registered with the school, the award will be sent to the business office to be applied to the cost of tuition, room and board, school supplies or school related costs.

  10. Scholarship winners must contact the PPWU Director of Human Relations each year to advise on his/her status in school.

  11. The scholarship committee will provide one (1) winner each year.  Two (2) alternates will be selected in the event of disqualification or rejection of the award by the winner.

  12. If the winner fails to attend college in the award year, the award will go to the alternate.

  13. The Scholarship Selection Committee will consist of qualified persons in the education field.  No one connected with the PPWU will be on the committee.  The decision of the committee will be final. The committee will be selected by the Dir. of Human Relations and approved by the President.

  14. The PPWU may discontinue awarding new scholarships if funds are not available.

  15. The winner of this scholarship will be judged on the basis of scholastic records, personal qualifications and the results of their S.A.T. or A.C.T. scores.

  16. Applications must be sent to: Director of Human Relations, Scholarship Program, PO Box 4051, Lancaster, PA, 17604.

  17. All applications, essays and other materials received will become the property of the PPWU and shall not be returned.

  18. The applicant's parent must maintain their good standing in the PPWU for each year the scholarship winner receives the award.  Failure to do so will result in the forfeiture of the award.

  19. All disputes or inquiries regarding the Scholarship Award will be resolved by the Director of Human Relations, PPWU.  All decisions are final.