Each year, ILWU Local 63 joins Locals 13 and 94, Pensioners, and the ILWU Credit Union to provide scholarships that support high-achieving high school students in the surrounding communities. The program awards up to 3 students from each participating school with $600 scholarships to help them with their books, tuition, etc. Each scholarship recipient wrote an essay on Harry Bridges, the founder of the ILWU, in which they recognized his integrity and the value of his struggle to help the working class.

Students from the following high schools are eligible to apply for these scholarships:

San Pedro High School Torrance High School
Mary Star of the Sea High School Bishop Montgomery High School
Banning High School Cabrillo High School
Narbonne High School Mayfair High School
Carson High School Millikan High School
Poly High School St. Anthony High School
Peninsula High School Lakewood High School
Palos Verdes High School Jordan High School

ILWU Local 63 remains committed to supporting the betterment of our communities’ youth.


Scholarships granted to deserving students of Bishop Montgomery High School as part of the ILWU Local 13, 63, 94, Pensioners and ILWU Credit Union High School Scholarship Program