This is a competitive scholarship, and applicants are evaluated according to academic ability, social awareness, and appreciation of the labor movement. A GPA of 3.0 or higher is recommended. These one-time awards are for study beginning in the Fall Term. Students may re-apply each year.
The UNAC/UHCP Kathy Sackman Member Scholarship Program is an ongoing program of scholarships available to full dues-paying UNAC/UHCP members to continue their education in the health care field. Ten scholarships of $3,000 each will be awarded to the winners selected from applicants who meet the eligibility requirements and submit complete applications.
To be eligible for a scholarship the member must:
A) Be a full dues-paying UNAC/UHCP member at the time when the application is submitted;
B) Be enrolled for the upcoming Fall Term in a degree program or continued education courses in a health care field at an accredited college, university, trade or technical school; and
C) Be available to attend an awards banquet on Sunday, October 2, 2016 at 7pm in San Diego, if selected as a scholarship recipient.
D) The scholarship may be used for study in a health care field only