Labor Scholarship Essay Contest
The 2021 essay topic is: Diversity, Equality, Civil rights and the Union movement Essays should include:
- A general history on the connection between labor unions and the civil rights movement.
- How inclusion and bias biases have been used in the workplace (race, ethnicity, gender, etc.)
- The Civil Rights movement and labor unions' importance to each other
- What more needs to be done on these issues?
Essays may also include any relevant personal, family, or community stories related to the topic.
We will award at least two scholarships of $500 to students who write and submit the best essays on this year's topic.
Essays should be no longer than 3 typed pages. The deadline for submitting essays is April 1st. Winners will be notified by April 21st. Winners are requested to attend an award ceremony to recognize their achievement on Wednesday, April 28th. Please fill out and submit the form found by clicking the ''Application & Information'' button to enter your essay for consideration.
David McElfresh, President, Central Labor Council of Licking, Knox, Muskingum, and Coshocton Counties
PO Box 977
Newark OH 43058