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Metal Trades Scholarship

Metal Trades Scholarship

The Service Fitters Industry Promotional Fund is proud to sponsor a scholarship awards program to benefit the industry. Its purpose is to recognize scholastic achievement by providing funds for higher education to the children of Metal Trades Branch Local 638 personnel and the children of full-time salaried personnel of contributing contractors. A total of six $2,500 awards will be made annually to high school graduating students or post secondary school students planning to continue their education at an accredited college, technical or vocational school. *Awards are only eligible towards tuition.


To qualify for the competition, the applicant must:

1. Be a son or daughter whose parent is both a member in good standing in Metal Trades Branch Local 638 and is employed by a contributing contractor to the Service Fitters Industry Promotional Fund.

2. Be a son or daughter of a full-time salaried employee of a contributing contractor to the Service Fitters Industry Promotional Fund.
Please note that children of company principals or major stockholders are not eligible for scholarships.

In the event a student elects to attend a tuition-free college or is a recipient of another scholarship, the Service Fitting Industry Scholarship Program reserves the right to change its award and select an alternate winner. Excelsior Scholarship applicants are not eligible.

Awards Criteria

The scholarships will be awarded based on an evaluation of applicant’s latest school transcript, rank-in-class, standardized testing scores, written expression and extracurricular activities.


January: Application Period Opens

February: Application Deadline

April-May: Winners are announced.


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