Scholarships

2017-18 SEIU Local 503 Scholarship Recipients

SEIU Local 503 awarded 20 scholarships and awards totaling $30,000 to members and members’ immediate family members this year through a member scholarship program.

Congratulations to the SEIU Local 503 Scholarship Award recipients for the 2017-2018 academic year!

Financial aid awards of $1,500 per school year are offered to students entering an accredited institution of learning in the United States.

SEIU Local 503 also awards two memorial scholarships of $1,500 each honoring Jessie Bostelle and Tony Lowery. The scholarships are available to SEIU members and their spouses, qualifying domestic partners, sons, daughters, grandsons, and granddaughters. 
SEIU Local 503 members are the workers Oregonians rely on for protection for our families, clean parks, safe roads, health care for seniors and people with disabilities, and to keep our universities running.

For more information about the SEIU Local 503 Scholarship Program contact SEIU 503 Benefits Department at 1.844.503.SEIU.

 

AWARD WINNER AMOUNT CITY, STATE, ZIP MEMBER RELATIONSHIP WORKSITE COLLEGE
Katie Alvarado Arias  $1,500.00 Salem OR 97301 Antonio Torres Father Department Human Services University of Southen California
Emily Anders  $1,500.00 Eugene OR 97402 Deborah Anders Mother Universtiy of Oregon Western Oregon University
Christina Ayers  $1,500.00 Stayton OR 97383 Robert Ayers Father Revenue Department Western Oregon University
Krystal Bachman  $1,500.00 Roseburg OR 97470 Self Self Homecare Umpqua Community College
Lydia Bales  $1,500.00 Aumsville OR 97325 Alfreda Bales Grandmother Revenue Department Corban University
Rachel Brockamp  $1,500.00 Silverton OR 97381 John Brockamp Father Revenue Department Linfield College
Thomas Burney  $1,500.00 Salem OR 97302 Edward Burney Father Oregon Department of Transportation Colorado School of Mines
Daniel Canaday  $1,500.00 Oregon City OR 97045 Self Self Homecare Portland State University
Elyse Castles  $1,500.00 Portland OR 97219 Sandra Carol Castles Mother Portland State University Rochester Institute of Technology
Stacy Fitzpatrick  $1,500.00 Pendleton OR 97801 Melissa Fitzpatrick Mother Department Human Services Blue Mountain Community College
Maria Amanda Flores  $1,500.00 Tualatin OR 97062 Maria Remedios Flores Mother Employment Department Harvard University
Nicholas Groff  $1,500.00 Eugene OR 97404 Self Self Avamere Rehabilitation Lane Community College
Shahaley Holzgang  $1,500.00 Springfield OR 97478 Christina Hawkins Daughter Personal Support Worker Northwest Christian University
Keranda Johnson  $1,500.00 Forest Grove OR 97116 Jeffrey Johnson Father Department Human Services Pacific University
Ryan Khalife  $1,500.00 Corvallis OR 97333 Traci Durrell-Kahlife Mother Oregon State University Oregon State University
Joshua Osuna Sola  $1,500.00 Aumsville OR 97325 Ada Osuna Mother Department Human Services Reed College
Kayla Ramirez  $1,500.00 Creswell OR 97426 Audra Ramirez Mother Lane Council of Governments University of Oregon
Kallen Skelton  $1,500.00 Salem OR 97305 Danea Skelton Father Department Human Services Willamette University
The Jessie Bostelle Memorial Award 
Lanae McCalmon  $1,500.00 Springfield OR 97478 Self Self Homecare Lane Community College
The Toni Lowry Memorial Award
Ellen Klowden  $1,500.00 Eugene OR 97402 Self Self Homecare Lane Community College

 

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Scholarships for members and family

Local 503 offers two types of one-year scholarship awards to active members and their spouses, domestic partners*, children, and grandchildren. Awards are based on financial need and scholastic ability. You must be an active SEIU Local 503 member for one year to apply for these scholarships.

  • Financial Aid Award. An award of $1,500 per school year is offered to students entering an accredited institution of higher learning in the United States.
  • Grant-in-Aid Award. An award of $1,500 per school year will enable current students to remain enrolled in any accredited institution of higher learning.

Part-time enrollment (minimum of 6 credit hours) or enrollment in graduate programs will be considered only for active members, their spouses, or laid-off members. Detailed eligibility rules are available at SEIU Local 503. Applications are accepted during the late fall to early winter months of each year for the following academic year.

* Domestic partners must complete an Affidavit of Domestic Partnership and have it on file at the SEIU Local 503 benefits office.

For more information, contact Member Benefits at 503.581.1505. On-line applications available through the Oregon Student Assistance Program.

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