Southwest Suburban Federation of Teachers

Southwest Suburban Federation of Teachers

AFT Local 943


Chicago Federation of Labor

William Lee Scholarship



The Chicago Federation of Labor will offerS five (5) academic-based scholarships and five (5) random-drawing scholarships in the amount of $2,000 each to students graduating from an area high school. Students may apply in only one of the two categories.  The period for submitting applications is January 1 through March 1.  Please see the application for complete instructions.

Applications for the 2018 William A. Lee Memorial Scholarship will be available on December 15, 2017.

To be eligible, the student or one of his or her parents must be a member of a local union affiliated with the Chicago Federation of Labor.   All applications must be signed by one of the top two officers of the local union to which the student or his or her parent belongs.

Local 943 members are affiliated with the CFL. Application must be signed by a Local 943 officer, verifying union membership.       

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