Scholarship Programs

Programs available to Union members:

Local 728

I.A.T.S.E. Local 728 offers annual Scholarships which are open to the sons and daughters of members in good standing of Local 728.
This year's awards will be granted to high school students graduating in 2017.


The rules of eligibility state that the applicant must:

  1. Be the son or daughter of a member of Local 728 in good standing.
  2. Make application in high school graduating year.
  3. Have the scholarship award applied to the first year of college or vocational school commencing the semester immediately following high school graduation or
  4. Have the scholarship award deferred to their college or vocational school after either a one or two semester "gap period" following their high school graduation (must be a full time student.)


  1. An application is to be requested by contacting Local 728 at the address below or download one here.
  2. The application is then to be completed and returned to Local 728 along with required documentation below.
  3. A complete sealed copy of the applicant's high school transcript is also to be submitted to Local 728.
  4. The record of scores achieved by the applicant on the Scholastic Aptitude Test, college entrance examination, or other equivalent examination may also be submitted, either by the student or by the testing organization.
  5. At least three (3) letters of recommendation should be submitted for inclusion in an applicant's file and will be accepted from any of the following: Teachers, Counselors, Clergy, Community Service Organizations, Employers, etc.
  6. In addition each applicant will be required to have a personal interview with the selection committee on March 18, 2017.


The deadline for filing all required material with the Local 728 Office is:
December 31, 2016
The winners of the scholarship awards will by notified by Local 728 in April 2017 and will be announced in a future issue of the Local 728 Bulletin.

Download the 2016-2017 Local 728 Scholarship Application

I.A.T.S.E. LOCAL 728
1001 W. Magnolia Boulevard
Burbank, California 91506
818-954-0728/ 818-954-0732 Fax
Email: [email protected]

Visit the Scholarship Archive of past recipients.


International Alliance

Richard F. Walsh/Alfred W. Di Tolla/Harold P. Spivak Scholarship Foundation is a Scholarship program offered by the International.
Please go to for more information.

Union Plus

Union Plus has many resources to help Union members in the financing of their children's education.
Go to for more information.


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Burbank, CA 91506
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