The application deadline for the (APRI) St. Louis Chapter’s 2022 William “Bill” Stodghill Scholarship is May 31.
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. This is the third year for the scholarship program.
To apply, applicants should provide:
- 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.
Applications and essays will be reviewed from June 1 to June 30. The winner will be notified by phone and/or email and the award will be presented at the regular August meeting.