Scholarship Fund

David Jeffrey Smith Memorial Scholarship Fund

It’s time to start thinking about applying for scholarships for the next school year.  Please consider applying for the David Jeffrey Smith Memorial Scholarship.  All applications shall be submitted to the Union Hall by August 1, 2019.  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, 2019 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.  First to be considered for a scholarship will be a son or daughter of a member, then a spouse and lastly a member.

A dependent is defined as a son, daughter or spouse.

The scholarship shall be awarded at the Family Union Meeting in 2019.

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.