Scholarships

UAW Local 578 Scholarship Program: 

We are excited to support the educational dreams of our children!  If your child is a high school senior and will be pursuing a degree in higher education, they can apply for financial aid through the UAW Local 578 Scholarship Program.

UAW Local 578 provides one scholarship of $500.

The Oshkosh Area Community Foundation (OAFC) administers the scholarship program.  The OACF and an independent team reviews the applications.  

The application period opens in the fall and closes in February.  

For more information and to apply:  https://tinyurl.com/UAWLocal578Scholarship

Veterans and Women's Commitee Scholarships:

Information and applications will be available in the Spring of each year and usually closes around June 1.  Applications will be available at the union hall, on the website and Facebook, and with Veterans and Women's Commitee members.  Three scholarships are available:  one for $500, and two for $250 each.   

Elkar Zarnott Scholarship:

Three (3) Elkar Zarnott scholarship awards for a continuing education student are available from the Wisconsin Fox River Valley UAW CAP Council.  UAW locals included are:  Local 291 (Axle Tech International), Local 578 (Oshkosh Corporation), Local 646 (Wells), Local 1102 (PCMC), Local 2132 (SNC Manufacturing Company, and Local 2020 (Donaldson Filtration Company). 

Application blanks and instructions can be obtained from the Recording Secretary of the sponsoring member's UAW local union.  All applications must be received by May 10, 2021.