Monday, March 6, 2023

The Wright Thing To Do Scholarship (“Trust”) was established in 2011, by John D. Wright, in conjunction with the Plumbers and Pipefitters Local No. 354 of the United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipe Fitting Industry of the United States and Canada.  The purpose of the Trust is to provide financial aid to individuals enrolled or accepted for enrollment as a full or part-time student in an accredited college (including community college), university or vocational educational institution.  

The Trust is supported by gifts from individuals, business, unions, foundations and other entities that make charitable contributions, and from the income earned on the investments of the Trust. 

In order to be eligible for receipt of scholarship funds, an applicant must be: (i) the child of a current member of the Plumbers & Pipefitters Local Union 354; (ii) the child of current member of any local union within the United Association that is a member of the Pennsylvania Pipe Trades, New Jersey Pipe Trades or New York Pipe Trades; or (iii) currently enrolled or accepted for enrollment as a full or part-time student in the Westmoreland County Community College. 

Completed applications for financial aid from the Trust must be postmarked no later than June 15th of the year you apply. Trustees review all properly completed applications and may award one or more scholarships in or about July of each year.  Prior recipients are eligible to receive additional aid, however, such recipients must complete a new application at the time of each request.

CLICK HERE to download the Scholarship Application.


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