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Pat Nilan Scholarship
Updated On: Jun 02, 2021

 the 2020 Nilan Adult Continuing Education Scholarship because we believe the following; education is the key, instrumental in opening the door of opportunity, enabling one to advance, enrich lifestyles, and develop skills necessary to improve oneself in today's world.  This scholarship was first awarded in August 1990.

If you are desiring to update your skills or wish to make a career change that would require training to make your dreams possible, then the APWU Auxiliary Nilan Continuing Education Scholarship could help you reach these new heights.

1. NO 2020– 2021 high school graduates will be considered for the 2021 scholarship. Applicant 
MUST have had a break from High School of one year or more.
2. Applicant must be a member in good standing with APWU National Auxiliary. The applicant 
must have been an Auxiliary member in good standing, for at least one (1) year prior to 
application deadline.
3. Application must be on official application form from the APWU National Auxiliary Continuing 
Education Scholarship Program. 
4. Applicant must write an essay on the designated subject of no less than 175 and no greater than 
250 words.
5. Completed application form with essay must be mailed to: Chairperson Rebecca Kingsley (the 
address on back) postmarked no later than July 1, 2021, by certified mail with return receipt 
6. Applicant must be registered, enrolled or attending an accredited college (college, university, 
vocational or technical school, etc.) at the time the scholarship is given.
7. The APWU National Auxiliary will award one (1) yearly scholarship of $500.00
8. Upon verification that the recipient has enrolled with the school of his/her choice, the award will 
be sent to the business office of the school to be applied to the cost of books, food vouchers, and or 
tuition. Scholarship must be used within 18 months of award date. 
9. The scholarship recipient is eligible to receive one (1) yearly scholarship for a maximum of two 
(2) years upon reapplication & selection process in accordance with the rules and guidelines of the 
10. In the event that the recipient drops out before the completion of the course(s) (and within the 
refundable time frame) any unused funds that have already been sent to the recipient school for 
continuing education shall be refunded back to the National Auxiliary to the APWU. 
11. No member of the APWU Auxiliary National Executive Board or their family will be eligible for 
this scholarship. 
12. No exceptions will be made to these rules.


Contact Info
Minneapolis Area Local 125
1234 4th St. NE
Minneapolis, MN 55413

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