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Scholarship Program

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For 2024, the Laborers' Local 348 Executive Board is pleased to announce that it will award up to ten scholarships of $1000 each.


A scholarship program for members of the Laborers' International Union of North America, Local 348.

Laborers’ Local 348 has funded this scholarship program. Established in 2013, Scholarships will be awarded annually to assist eligible students in furthering their education. The first award was made in the spring of 2013.


Those eligible are individuals who are currently members of Laborers’ Local 348 that have maintained membership in any Local of the Laborers’ International Union of North America for the preceding two (2) years and their defined dependents*. To be considered, a student must be in good standing in the final year of high school or attending a trade program, college or university on a full time basis.


The exact nature and content of the scholarship program will be determined on an annual basis by the Laborers’ Local 348 Executive Board. Whereas these scholarships are for the members of Laborers’ Local 348 or their dependents, announcements will be made on the Laborers’ Local 348 Web Site,, as well as at the Laborers’ Local 348 monthly union meeting. The announcements will explain the present annual program available and any specifics involved in applying.

There shall be no discrimination based on race, color, creed, national origin, age, or gender in the selection process or the administration of the scholarship program.

The following general scholarship criteria will be considered in making the selections:

Academic attainments (test scores, grade point average, class ranking)
Anticipated field of study
Extra-curricular accomplishments
Other (as may seem applicable to the scholarship program in question)

Laborers' Local 348 Scholarship Application

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Complete applications must be received no later than April 1, 2024 (applications received after that date will not be considered).

Please note - ONLY original applications will be accepted. Faxes and photocopies are not accepted.

*Definition of a defined dependent: spouse, child(ren), grandchild(ren), stepchild(ren), step grandchild(ren) and legal dependent

Laborers' Local 348
2505 Duportail St.
Richland, WA 99352
(509) 420-4581