Applications are open for the A. Philip Randolph (APRI) St. Louis Chapter’s 2021 William “Bill” Stodghill Scholarship.
Stodghill was an active, innovative Labor leader in St. Louis in the 1980s and ’90s, known for his fights on behalf of nursing home workers, janitors and the “unseen workforce.” He died following an extensive illness in July 2005.
The $500 scholarship that bears his name is awarded to a high school senior planning to continue their education by attending a university or technical college.
A completed application should include:
- A high school transcript showing a minimum 2.5 grade point average (GPA),
- A minimum 200-word essay on A. Philip Randolph.
- A completed application form.
The deadline to submit applications is May 31, 2021. Applications and essays will be reviewed from June 1-30. The winner will be notified by phone and/or email and announced at the July 12, 2021 members’ meeting. The award will be presented at the regular August meeting.
Application forms are available online at https://apri-stl.org and should be submitted to the attention of the APRI St. Louis Chapter William (Bill) Stodghill Scholarship Committee at A. Phillip Randolph Institute – St. Louis Chapter (APRI), P.O. Box 2384, Florissant, MO 63032, or by email at: email@example.com.