The E.C. Hallbeck Memorial Scholarship awards 10 recipients $2,000 annually for four years to use toward an undergraduate program. The Hallbeck Scholarship provides significant financial assistance to one male and one female recipient from each of the five postal regions: Central, Eastern, Northeast, Southern, and Western. Hallbeck Scholarship recipients must attend an accredited college or university, and must maintain a “B” average (or “Pass” if on a “Pass/Fail” system.) Applicants must be a child, grandchild, stepchild, or legally adopted child, of a current, retired, or deceased APWU member. Relatives of APWU elected national officers are not eligible. Recipients of the Hallbeck Scholarship award must attend an accredited college or university, community college for four consecutive years. Vocational Scholarship winners must attend an accredited vocational school or program for up to three consecutive years. Scholarship awards must be used to pursue an undergraduate degree or a post-secondary occupational education. All application materials must be submitted in ONE ENVELOPE. Transcripts and teacher/community leader assessment must be in separate sealed envelope or emailed by a school official. List of postal areas can be seen from the scholarship site. In making the selections, the Scholarship Selection Committee places primary emphasis upon knowledge and understanding of the importance of unions as displayed in the essay. Decisions of the Selection Committee will be final. Forms can be downloaded from the scholarship site.
1st Financial Bank USA wants to celebrate those who recognize the importance of pursuing educational and financial goals with the 1st Financial Bank USA Financial Goals Scholarship.