2024 WOS Scholarship Information

We are pleased to announce the United Steelworkers District 1 Women of Steel Scholarship Announcement for 2024.

For 2024 there are four scholarships to be awarded on a lottery basis to 2024 high school graduates.

A. Two (2) Technical/Trade/Online Scholarships with a total value of $1500 each to be applied toward tuition at any accredited trade/technical/online school in the United States.

B. Two (2) Academic Scholarships with a total value of $2000 each to be applied toward tuition at any accredited college or university in the United States.

C. If in the opinion of the Committee an essay(s) rises to the level of excellence, the Committee reserves the right to award one (1) additional scholarship. This applicant must have met the application requirements as stated herein.

Additional applications are available by contacting the Canton Office at 330-493-7721.  Also, feel free to make copies (please note some pages are 2-sided).

Please post this information on the union bulletin board(s) so that your local union members are aware of this scholarship program.

Who is Eligible to Compete?

Daughters and sons, step-children and legal wards (residing with or having proof of financial obligation for applicant) of any active, full dues paying United Steelworkers, District 1 member employed within the jurisdiction of his/her local, or who have retired from said local within the last ten (10) years (after 6/30/2014), are eligible to apply for the scholarship awards. 

The candidate must be in a graduating high school class during the year the scholarship is being awarded and have attained at least a 2.8 cumulative grade point average, which must be stated on the attached transcript for the year of graduation.

Application Deadline: 

Complete application form, transcript and essay must be received by Friday, June 21, 2024, before 3:00 p.m., in the Warrensville Heights, Ohio Office. Faxed applications will not be accepted.

Applications are to be sent to United Steelworkers, District 1 Women of Steel Scholarship Committee, 25111 Miles Road, Suite H, Warrensville Heights, OH  44128.


Click here to download the application.

Click here for essay requirements.

Click here for rules of the competition.