UE Local 170 is pleased to announce we are now accepting applications for our annual John Hovis Scholarship in the amount of $1,000, which will be awarded at the state convention in September. The scholarship is named after retired UE National President John Hovis, who supported our organizing efforts in West Virginia, and who was a strong supporter of UE's rank-and-file educational work.

Requirements for consideration are that the student be the child or grandchild of a UE Local 170 member and a senior in high school.  The student shall be a current resident of West Virginia and have a minimum GPA of 3.00 and 21 on the ACT.

Please complete the application, which you can download here, and return to UE Local 170's office in Charleston by August 31, 2015 for consideration.