One of the benefits of Local 459 membership is access to OPEIU scholarships for members and their families. OPEIU offers several scholarship opportunities including
· For College Students (the Howard Coughlin Memorial Scholarship)
· For members in the field of Labor Studies (the John Kelly Labor Studies Scholarship)
· For Summer Camp at the University of Missouri campus this July (the Romeo Corbeil /Gilles Beauregard Scholarship)
The deadline for submitting for the Coughlin and Kelly scholarships is March 31, 2018. Applications for the Corbeil/Beauregard Summer camp are due no later than April 30, 2018.
Applications can be obtained from the Local 459 office or on the International website. Detailed information about all scholarships can be found on the International website www.opeiu.org
. (Once logged into the site, click on OPEIU Member Resources/OPEIU Membership Benefits.)
All applications must be signed by President Taylor prior to submission to the International.