Applications for the 2020 William A. Lee Memorial Scholarships are now available online at Each year, the Chicago Federation of Labor awards William A. Lee Memorial Scholarships to 10 high school seniors, five to the winners of the Academic Competition and five to the winners of the Random Drawing. The scholarships, valued at $2,000 each, may be used at any accredited college or university in the United States. Applicants must be a senior in high school, graduating in the spring of 2020, and either the applicant or the applicant’s parent must be a member in good standing of a CFL-affiliated union.


Additional details and application information are available online at Mailed applications must be postmarked by Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020; hand-delivered applications will be accepted until 4:30 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 10, 2020.


Thank you for passing along the scholarship information to your members and colleagues. With any questions, please contact the CFL at 312-222-1000.


In Solidarity,


Bob Reiter



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