|Chicago Area LECET is offering scholarships worth up to $2,500 per year to eligible individuals who meet the following criteria (among other criteria):
- Dependent of a Chicago Laborers' District Council member (a union Laborer) that has been permanently disabled or killed as a result of an on-the-job injury or illness.
- Dependent of a signatory contractor employee that does not belong to any other unions that has been permanently disabled or killed as a result of an on-the-job injury or illness.
Download the rules and eligibility form for a complete list of eligibility requirements.
Of course everybody's goal first and foremost is to prevent these types of tragic injuries, but unfortunately a construction site can be a dangerous place, and injuries and deaths do happen. The goal then becomes to support that person and his or her family.
Download the complete eligibility document and fill out the application forms here: