Providing An Opportunity For The Future
The Construction and Specialized Workers’ Union, Local 1611 is committed to providing education financial assistance to our membership and their families, including the Roland B. Gordon Scholarship which is awarded every year. Local 1611 provides yearly Education Awards to assist eligible students in furthering their post-secondary education, trade or apprenticeship.
The History of the Roland B. Gordon Memorial Scholarship
The Roland B. Gordon Memorial Scholarship was first offered in 1982. The Executive Board of the Construction and General Workers’ Union Local No. 602 established the scholarship fund upon the acceptance and wishes of the membership.
In addition, upon amalgamation in 1997, Local 1070’s Larry W. Pleasant’s Scholarship was incorporated into this fund.
The LiUNA Local 1611 Education Assistance applications for 2018 will be available in the spring of 2018. Thank you to everyone who applied for the 2017 awards. The membership of Local 1611 wish you every success with your education.
For further details regarding the Education Assistance Award or the application process, please contact the LUC Commitee at 250.382.8867 or email: email@example.com
Vernie Reed Scholarship
A scholarship program for eligible members of the Laborers’ International Union has been established as a living memorial to the late W. Vernie Reed, General Secretary-Treasurer of the Laborers’ International Union.