Friday, December 2, 2016

Scholarship Information

The Massachusetts AFL-CIO are pleased to announce the 59th Annual Scholarship Awards Program that is available to all graduating seniors in high schools throughout the Commonwealth of Massachusetts who are seeking high education.  We are excited to say the scholarships available by taking the labor history exam will total over a half a million dollars this year.

The scholarship exam will consist of 30 “multiple choice” questions and one essay question with a response of 250-500 words. The exam will be administered on Thursday, February 2, 2017 at Littleton High School by the guidance department.

A copy of the application, study guide and post card that needs to be filled out by the exam coordinator (Guidance) and returned to our office no later than Monday, December 19, 2016.

Students interested in taking the labor history exam on February 2, 2017 submit an application to the guidance department by Friday, December 16, 2016.  We are now accepting online applications.  Students who apply online will still need to submit a copy to the guidance by the deadline provided. 

Eligibility – Students with a union affiliation are eligible for both the Massachusetts AFL-CIO awards and those awards listed under their specific local union/central labor council.  Students with no union affiliation are eligible only for the Massachusetts AFL-CIO scholarships.

Interested applicants can access/download the application, the brochure, and the study guide though our website at or through the guidance department.