Scholarship Awards


IBEW Local Union 223 is proud to continue offering our Annual Scholarship Award. We will now begin accepting applications for the 2023 Scholarship Award.  We will award Scholarships to deserving sons or daughters of IBEW Local 223 Members.

Interested sons and daughters of IBEW Local 223 Members, graduating high school and going directly to college should contact the IBEW Local 223 Union Office, 508-880-2690. Applicants will need to submit High School Transcript and SAT Scores, if available. Also, please include a brief summary describing your goals for furthering your education as well as how your family has benefitted from local union involvement. The Deadline for filing the Local 223 Scholarship Award Application is May 1, 2023.

Please see the link located at the bottom of the page: Application 2023. pdf

Complete the 2023Application and click here to upload.

IBEW Local Union 223 welcomes any donations from our members to help continue this Annual Scholarship Fund for future generations. 

Please call the Union Office if you have any questions regarding the Annual Scholarship Award. 


Greater Southeastern Mass Central Labor Council

The Greater Southeastern Massachusetts Labor Council Scholarship is available to high school seniors living in Southeastern Massachusetts, Cape Cod and the Islands whose parents, legal guardian, aunts, uncles, or grandparents are members of a labor union affiliated with the Greater Southeastern Massachusetts Labor Council.  The student applicant may also be a member of a labor union affiliated to the labor council.

Three $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to the students selected as winners during the competition.  All scholarships are awarded to those students who meet the selection criteria.


Massachusetts AFL-CIOAnnual AFL-CIO Scholarship and Labor Education Program

Through the program, the Massachusetts AFL-CIO and affiliated unions are proud to award financial resources to high school students pursuing trade union programs or college/university study. ­The Massachusetts AFL-CIO administers half a million dollars of scholarship awards on behalf of unions and labor councils throughout the state. Individual awards range from $500 to $16,000.


Union Plus Scholarship Program: Annual Scholarship

Since 1991, the Union Plus Scholarship Program has awarded more than $5 million to students of union families. Over 3,500 union families have benefited from our commitment to higher education.

This program is offered through the Union Plus Education Foundation, which is sponsored by Union Privilege.

The Union Plus Education Foundation is funded in part by donations from Capital One N.A., the provider of the Union Plus Credit Card (You do not need to be a Union Plus Credit Card holder to apply for this scholarship.)

Award amounts:  $500 to $4,000.  These one-time cash awards are for study beginning in the Fall of 2024.  Students may re-apply each year.


IBEW Member's Only

IBEW Founders' Scholarship: Annual Scholarship

The IBEW Founders’ Scholarship honors the dedicated wiremen and linemen who, on November 28, 1891, organized the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers. Each year the officers of the IBEW are pleased to offer its working members scholarships on a competitive basis. It is hoped that the awards will not only contribute to the personal development of our members but also steward the electrical industry that our founders envisioned.



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