Scholarship Fund

David Jeffrey Smith Memorial Scholarship Fund


Information for the 2024 Scholarship

Any Local 85 member or dependent desiring a scholarship shall submit in writing his or her name and the educational institution which he or she attends or desires to attend. The letter should also include a short essay on how being affiliated with the International Union of Elevator Constructors has impacted their life. This essay will have no effect on the award of the scholarship but is a requirement. Request and essay shall be sent to:

David Jeff Smith Memorial Scholarship Fund

c/o Elevator Constructors, Local 85

15694 S. US 27

Lansing, MI 48906

All applicants must have their requests on file by August 1st in order to be eligible.

Eligibility- Local 85 members and their dependents shall be eligible to receive a scholarship. Only one scholarship is available per person, per lifetime. A dependent is defined as a son, daughter or spouse.  The first to be considered for the scholarship will be a son or daughter of a member, followed by a spouse of a member and lastly a member.