2022 NH AFL-CIO Linda Horan Scholarship Program
This year, in honor of Sister Linda Horan, the NH AFL-CIO will again award scholarship assistance. Members in good standing of an affiliated local union, their spouses, children, grandchildren, stepchildren, or legal wards are encouraged to apply. A minimum of three scholarships will be awarded; one for $1,500, one for $1,000, and one for $750. Additional prizes may be awarded contingent on funding available.
Scholarship applicants must submit a 750-1,000 word (3 to 4 pages double-spaced) essay on the following topic: Why do we need public schools and what is their function in democracy?
Those eligible are members in good standing, or the spouses, children, grandchildren, stepchildren, or legal wards of a member in good standing, of unions affiliated with the NH AFL-CIO. The union member must live or work in New Hampshire.
A completed application form must be verified by Local 4 officials and must accompany the essay. Forms are available from Local 4 or the NH AFL-CIO, 161 Londonderry Turnpike, Hooksett, NH 03106 (or call 603-623-7302).
The scholarship award(s) will be announced on or before July 25, 2022.
Winners must provide proof of undergraduate enrollment in a college, community college, university, or recognized trade school for the fall semester, 2022. Essays and application forms must be received by the NH AFL-CIO Scholarship Committee, no later than 4:00 p.m., Monday, June 20, 2022 at: NH AFL-CIO, 161 Londonderry Turnpike, Hooksett, NH 03106.
Download the 2022 Scholarship Application
Download the 2022 Scholarship Description