Local 139 College Scholarship

Since 1997, the Local 139 Scholarship Program has awarded more than $328,500 to students of Local 139 members who want to continue their education.

Scholarship applicants must be a spouse, child or
grandchild of a Local 139 member in good standing, or a direct descendant of a deceased member who was in good standing. Graduate school students are ineligible.

Evaluation Criteria

  • Leadership shown in school and civic activities
  • Extra-curricular participation
  • Academic achievement
  • Motivation to serve others

Application Deadline
Applications are available starting in April, and a complete application with essay must be received by June 1, 2021

Award Date
All scholarship applicants will be notified by mail in July whether they have been selected. Scholarship checks will be distributed to the winners at the August district meetings. Scholarship recipients and members of their families will have their photographs taken at those meetings for publication in the fall newsletter. 

The Local 139 Scholarship Program
Money collected from cash draws at Local 139 District Meetings primarily funds these scholarships. Twelve scholarships were awarded in 2020 in the amount for $1,000 each, and Local 139 expects to award a similar number and amount in 2021 based on past performance.

Please submit an essay with this completed application to Local 139 Headquarters:
ATTN: Local 139 Scholarship Committee
P.O. Box 130
Pewaukee, WI 53072

Please include a short essay of extra-curricular and civic opportunities in which you have participated, describe your career objectives and experiences which may set you apart from other applicants and cite reasons why you should be chosen to receive a Local 139 scholarship.