Local 63 formed a committee to review and administer a scholarship fund which would benefit the dependents within its own Local. The Committee is made up of the Executive Board and Rank-and-File members. Sons and daughters of Local 63 members who are in the 12th grade are eligible to apply for a monetary awards to be used for tuition or books.
The new Local Scholarship Fund exists in addition to the Local continuing to support the annual Local 13, 63, and 94 Scholarship Fund, which provides scholarships to dependents within the three Locals as well as youth from within the community.
ILWU Local 63 officers award scholarships to the sons and daughters of the Local’s members who will start college in the fall