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    E.C. Hallbeck Memorial Scholarship

    Offered by American Postal Workers Union, AFL-CIO

    Reviewed by Lisa FreedlandLast updated Mar 26, 2024
    10 awards worth

    $2,000

    Grade level

    High School Senior

    Expected deadline:

    This scholarship might not currently be accepting applications. Most scholarship programs only accept applications a few months ahead of their annual deadline. We’ve estimated this deadline based on last year’s deadline in order to help you plan out your scholarship applications.

    May 2025

    Scholarship Overview

    Are you a college-bound high school senior who is the child, grandchild, stepchild, or legally adopted child, of a current, retired, or deceased APWU member? If so, the E.C. Hallbeck Memorial Scholarship may be a great opportunity for you. Each year, the scholarship awards $2,000 to ten recipients (one male and one female from each of the five postal regions) to go towards their four-year college tuition. The scholarship may be received for up to four years (for a total of $8,000) so long as recipients continue to meet renewal requirements. Scholarship funds will be disbursed directly to the school for payment of tuition, room, board, books, or fees.

    If you’re a college-bound high school senior who is the child or grandchild of an active, retired, or deceased member of the APWU, we encourage you to apply. Keep on reading to learn more.

    About American Postal Workers Union, AFL-CIO

    The American Postal Workers Union, AFL-CIO is a democratic organization comprised of dues-paying members who belong to more than 900 state and local unions and retiree chapters in every state and territory. APWU officers are directly elected by union members.

    Eligibility information

    This scholarship is open to students meeting the below eligibility criteria.

    Grade Level

    High School Senior

    Miscellaneous

    Applicants must be the child, grandchild, stepchild, or legally adopted child, of a current, retired, or deceased APWU member.

    Application information

    To apply for this scholarship, submit the below application materials before the deadline.

    Essay

    Academic transcript

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    Scholarship FAQ

    Is this scholarship restricted by institution type?

    Yes, this scholarship is restricted for use at four-year colleges.

    When will the winner of this scholarship be announced?

    The E.C. Hallbeck Memorial Scholarship winner will be announced: July 1, 2024.

    Who should I contact with any questions about this scholarship?

    For any questions regarding this scholarship application, please contact American Postal Workers Union, AFL-CIO at [email protected].

    Is this scholarship renewable?

    Yes, the E.C. Hallbeck Memorial Scholarship is renewable.

    Where can I find help writing my scholarship essay?

    For help writing the essay component of this scholarship application, check out our guides How to Write a Winning Scholarship Essay and How to Start a Scholarship Essay (With Examples).

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