SEIU Local 888 Education Scholarships!

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SEIU Local 888 offers post-secondary educational scholarships for members and their immediate families. Local 888 will award three $500 scholarships to enable members (or family) to attend any post-secondary school of their choosing.  Local 888 will also award scholarships of up to $500 for approved labor study programs or courses (information on a few Labor Studies programs is below).

  •  Applications will be screened by the Member Engagement Committee and the winners will be picked by lottery.
  • All scholarship winners are required to submit a picture of the Local 888 member with their family member to receive their award. Click here for Scholarship application..
Spring 2018
  • Completed applications for Spring scholarship awards are due on July 13, 2018.
  • Awards announced July 23, 2018 via Facebook.

    *Due to the high volume of applicants we have rescheduled the announcement date to August 8, 2018 Via Facebook.


Fall 2018
  • Completed applications for Fall scholarship awards are due on September 20, 2018.
  • Awards drawn October 20, 2018 at 2018 Convention (member must be present to win).
  • Additional $1,000 Greg King Scholarship will be awarded (member must be present to win)
  • All qualifying Spring Applicants will be automatically submitted.

Labor study programs

Labor Guild ClassesLabor Guild logo The course listing for the Guild School Classes are on Mondays. Learn more and register online at, or call 781-340-7887.

UMass Labor Studies Programs UMass Amherst 

Massachusetts AFL-CIO scholarship 
Local 888 members are also eligible for the Massachusetts AFL-CIO scholarship program.  Click here to learn more.


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