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Matthew Kounechonprasert, son of member Alizsa Kounechonprasert (Bison Gear & Engineering) is the winner of the 2017 Joseph Bernstein Memorial College Grant.

Good luck to Matthew in your future endeavors.

The Scholarship Fund of Local 781, IBT is committed to the belief that educating our children prepares them for the future. To honor the commitment of educating our children, the Union offers a $5000 cash scholarship award.


There will be three scholarships offered to High School Seniors, graduating in 2018 whose parents/grandparents are Teamster members with 12 consecutive months of dues paid prior to the deadline of each scholarship offered will be available at the 1st of the year.

Joseph Bernstein, Sr. Local 781 Memorial Scholarship.
Please call the Union office, ext.110 to request an application form or view the form online below
Deadline: 4/30/2018

The James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship
Applications and Information are available from all Teamster Local Unions and the Scholarship Fund.
Deadline: 3/31/2018.

William A. Lee Memorial Scholarship Chicago Federation of Labor
A letter and information is available on how to apply for the Chicago Federation of Labor 2018 Scholarship on their website.
Deadline: to be announced

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