𝑇ℎ𝑒 𝐽𝑎𝑖𝑟𝑢𝑠 𝐴𝑦𝑒𝑡𝑎 𝑠𝑐ℎ𝑜𝑙𝑎𝑟𝑠ℎ𝑖𝑝, 𝑒𝑠𝑡𝑎𝑏𝑙𝑖𝑠ℎ𝑒𝑑 𝑖𝑛 2020, 𝑖𝑠 𝑛𝑎𝑚𝑒𝑑 𝑖𝑛 ℎ𝑜𝑛𝑜𝑟 𝑜𝑓 𝑎𝑛 𝐼𝐵𝐸𝑊 1245 𝑎𝑝𝑝𝑟𝑒𝑛𝑡𝑖𝑐𝑒 𝑤ℎ𝑜 𝑤𝑎𝑠 𝑡ℎ𝑒 𝑣𝑖𝑐𝑡𝑖𝑚 𝑜𝑓 𝑎 𝑓𝑎𝑡𝑎𝑙 𝑤𝑜𝑟𝑘𝑝𝑙𝑎𝑐𝑒 𝑡𝑟𝑎𝑔𝑒𝑑𝑦 𝑜𝑛 𝐴𝑢𝑔𝑢𝑠𝑡 4, 2018 𝑤ℎ𝑖𝑙𝑒 𝑟𝑒𝑠𝑡𝑜𝑟𝑖𝑛𝑔 𝑝𝑜𝑤𝑒𝑟 𝑎𝑡 𝑡ℎ𝑒 𝐶𝑎𝑟𝑟 𝐹𝑖𝑟𝑒 𝑜𝑢𝑡𝑠𝑖𝑑𝑒 𝑅𝑒𝑑𝑑𝑖𝑛𝑔, 𝐶𝑎𝑙𝑖𝑓𝑜𝑟𝑛𝑖𝑎.
Do you know someone looking to pursue a career in the electrical line trade? Encourage them to apply for IBEW 1245’s Jairus Ayeta Apprentice Scholarship!
Award: A one-time scholarship to attend line school at the Northwest JATC Training Center (Volta) in Oregon. Each scholarship includes full tuition, fees, tools, lodging and $60 per day for meals.
Eligibility: Applicants must live in the jurisdiction of IBEW Local 1245 and be the first generation in their family to work in the utility industry. Applicants must have proof of one year of Algebra, and a High School diploma or GED by the end of the academic year in which the scholarship application was completed.
Application process: Applicants shall submit two letters of recommendation from a non-relative instructor, principal, counselor or supervisor, and a 500-word essay. The essay topic shall be related to the Labor Movement and/or working in the Electric Utility Industry. Applications and essays shall be emailed to GoodJobs@IBEW1245.com by 11/1 to be eligible for this upcoming selection process.
Selection process: Four recipients per year (two in the spring, and two in the fall) will be selected by a panel made up of at least three IBEW 1245 staff members. The panel, appointed by the Business Manager, shall solicit candidates and select the most deserving from the available candidate pool.