Scholarship Information
Updated On: Mar 26, 2020

James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund

The application process has opened for 2020. Please see below for detailed instructions. 

DATE: March 24, 2020

Due to the National Emergency, the deadline for applying for the James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Program this year has been extended to April 14, 2020.The sons, daughters and financial dependents of Teamster members in the US and Canada (including GCC, BLET and BMWED) who are seniors in high school are eligible to apply. The Fund awards academic scholarships from $1,000 to $10,000 and training program/vocational scholarships from $500 to $2,000

Please review all the application requirements on our website,

To submit an application:

  1. Go to

    1. Create an account or log into your existing account to be directed to the Application

    2. If you are on your Home page, click the ADD NEW APPLICATION button and enter the Program Key: JRHMSF

  2. Complete all required fields

  3. Click “Submit”

Eligibility:  For the sons, daughters and financial dependents of Teamster members (including the BMWED, BLET, GCC and TCRC). Academic scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $10,000 for high school seniors planning to attend a four-year college or university and Training/Vocational program awards of up to $2,000 for use at community colleges and trade schools.  The deadline for scholarship applications will be March 2, 2020.

For general questions about the James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund, please call 855-670-ISTS (4787) or  Email:

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