Scholarship Fund

David Jeff Smith Memorial Scholarship Fund

It is time to start submitting your information to apply for a scholarship from Local 85.  Deadline is August 1, 2018.  See below for instructions:

Section 1. Procedure

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.


Section 2. 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 scholarship shall be awarded at the Family Union Meeting on Saturday, August 2018.


Section 3. All rules are in the Scholarship Trust Agreement dated the 31st day of March, 2015 and shall be kept in the Union Office and are available for all members to read.