The DC 37 Education Committee offers a number of scholarships for dependent children and grandchildren of eligible DC 37 members and retirees. These scholarships are for applicants who are graduating high school seniors who will be entering their first year of college or college students entering their first or second year of undergraduate study and each scholarship award is $1,000. The Lillian Roberts Scholarship and the Dwayne Dugger Memorial Scholarship are the only scholarships available to active members and each are awarded in the amount of $2,000. No applicant may receive more than one Education Committee scholarship.
For more information call the Education Department at (212) 341-4999.
The following scholarships are available:
The Memorial Scholarship honors past union leaders who have helped build DC 37. This scholarship is for high school seniors only.
DC 37 Education Committee Scholarship
The applicant must currently be enrolled in the 1st or 2nd year of a 2-year or 4-year accredited college, university, technical or trade school. High school seniors are not eligible for this award.
Overcoming Obstacles Scholarship
The applicant who is a high school senior or a student enrolled in their 1st or 2nd year of college, university, technical or trade school, overcoming a physical or learning disability. The applicant must submit proof of disability.
Evelyn Gaskin Memorial Scholarship
The applicant must be pursuing a career in education. Recipient will be required to submit proof of enrollment in an Education degree program and must be currently enrolled in their 1st or 2nd year of a 2-year or 4-year college or university. High school seniors are not eligible for this award.
Education Scholarships for Active Members
Lillian Roberts Scholarship for Continuing Education
The applicant must be an active member of DC 37 pursuing an undergraduate degree in a 2-year or 4-year college or university. This scholarship is for active members only.
The Dwayne Dugger Memorial Scholarship
The applicant must be an active member of DC 37 pursuing a graduate degree at 4-year College or University. This scholarship is for active members only.
All applicants will be required to submit a completed application package and include all required documentation.