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The Adolph Stutz Memorial Scholarship Essay Contest awards a top prize of $2,000, and $1,000 to six additional applicants. 

141 Report: Meet the Scholarship Judges

Jun 18, 2021

District 141 members enjoy many benefits besides those enshrined in our contracts, and today’s 141 Report features the Adolph Stutz Memorial Scholarship Awards. Since 1984, this competitive scholarship program has helped district members and their families by providing monetary awards to support their efforts to earn college degrees.

Dave interviews Frank Casciato, Executive Vice President, and Dan Brin, Managing Editor at Bleiweiss Communications, a 100% union public relations firm based in Calabasas, California that has worked with organized labor groups for 75 years. Bleiweiss has had a working relationship with District 141 since 1981. 

The Adolph Stutz Memorial Scholarship is named after a District 141 officer who worked as an aircraft mechanic at United Airlines. Frank and Dan head the committee that reviews the required essays submitted by applicants and chooses the award winners.

The program awards one top scholarship prize of $2,000, plus six additional placement awards of $1,000 each.

This year’s essay subject asks applicants to describe a post-COVID world, and whether it may bring a shift in human priorities. Click this link for the contest rules and an application. The deadline to submit applications is July 1st, 2021. 

Frank Casciato complimented the scholarship program as an example of how “the union recognizes the aspirations of the members,” and added, “I’m personally very proud of being part of it.” 

In closing, Dan Brin encouraged members to “Take advantage of this. It’s there for you.”  

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