23rd Annual Scholarship Application


23rd Annual Scholarship App 2020-2021.pdf


1001 W. Magnolia Boulevard, Burbank, California 91506

 Phone (818) 954-0728, Fax (818) 954-0732

www.iatse728.org / [email protected]




Local 728 of the I.A.T.S.E. offers annual scholarships which are open to the children and guardians of members in good standing of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees and Moving Picture Technicians, Artists and Allied Crafts of the United States and Canada (I.A.T.S.E. & M.P.T.A.A.C.) of Local 728.


The rules of eligibility state that the applicant must:


  • Be the legal dependent of a Local 728 member in good standing; or, Be the legal dependent of a Local 728 retiree in good standing; or, Be the legal dependent of a deceased Local 728 member who was a member in good standing at the time of death.
  • Make application within the academic year of either high school graduation or attainment of G.E.D. (Institutions may require further certification.)
  • Must be a full-time student as defined by the institution student will be attending.
  • Have the scholarship award applied to the first year of college or vocational school.
  • Use the scholarship award within twenty-four (24) months of the award date.


The procedure for making an application is as follows:


  • An application is to be requested from Local 728 and submitted to the Local office with all other documentation by the deadline below.
  • A complete sealed copy of the applicant’s high school transcript is to be forwarded to the Local 728 office.
  • Submit or have the testing organization forward directly to the Local 728 office, copies of scores achieved by the applicant on the Scholastic Aptitude Test, College Entrance Examination or other equivalent examination (Scores do not have to be sealed, copies will suffice).
  • Present at least three (3) letters of recommendation from a teacher, counselors, clergy, community service organizations, employers, etc.
  • In addition, each applicant will be required to have a personal interview with the Educational Consultants on Saturday, March 20, 2021.


The deadline for filing all required material with the Local 728 Office is January 31, 2021.  The winners of each award will be notified by the Local 728 Office in April 2021.



Name of Applicant: _____________________________________________________________

                                    (First)                                      (Middle Initial)                                     (Last)


Address: ______________________________________________________________________

                        (Street)                          (City)                            (State)                           (Zip)


Telephone number: ________________________ Other contact number (s) ________________


E-mail address: ________________________________________________________________


Age: ______ Male: _____ Female: _____ Nonbinary: _____Date of Birth: _________________


Father’s Full Name: _____________________________________________________________


Mother’s Full Name: ____________________________________________________________


Applicant’s High School: _________________________________________________________

                                                (complete name)


Address: ______________________________________________________________________

                (Street)                              (City)                                      (State)                    (Zip)                       (Phone)


Year of Graduation or GED: _______________________________________________________


Present Academic Status (GPA): ___________________________________________________


Field of Major Interest: __________________________________________________________


Have you taken the National Merit Scholarship Exam or SAT? Yes ______ No ______



If yes, give scores (please be sure that a copy is forwarded with school transcript or separately)






List as references the names, positions, and addresses of three persons (excluding relatives and family members) best able to know of your qualifications:

















List any supplementary information (such as scholarships, honors, awards, employment, special experience or organizations you have been active in, whether or not related to your school work: (you may include a separate sheet) ____________________________________________________












You are required to submit a high school transcript to this office.  Have you requested your high school to send the transcript? Yes _____ No _____ If not please do so at once.


You are requested to present at least three (3) letters of recommendation from a teacher, clergy, counselors, community service organizations, employers, etc.  If such letters are not submitted with this application specify whether they will be sent to us directly and by whom:



I declare that the information entered on this form, including all accompanying materials, are, to the best of my knowledge and belief, true, correct and complete, and such information and materials are furnished by me to Local 728 with the intention that it shall rely thereon on judging my application for a Local 728 Scholarship Award.


Date: ______________                                     _______________________________________

                                                                                                (Signature of Applicant)


NOTE: The following statement must be signed by the applicant:


            I hereby indicate my understanding that the decision of the Selection Committee in the selection of recipients for a Local 728 Scholarship Award is final and binding on all applicants.  I understand that Local 728 reserves the right at any time and without giving any reason to terminate, cancel, or modify the program or any part thereof provided that scholarships or awards already granted and/or announced shall run to the end as promised and publicly stated.


            I agree that should I become a successful candidate for a scholarship award, I shall comply with all rules and regulations set down by the trustees for such scholarship.  I understand that continuation of said scholarship shall be conditioned on evidence of satisfactory academic performance.  I understand any scholarship award not utilized within the time frames under the rules of eligibility will be forfeited.



Date: _______________                       _____________________________________________

                                                                                    (Signature of Applicant)


Please be sure to fill out the application in its entirety, include all materials requested and mail to:


I.A.T.S.E. Local 728

1001 W. Magnolia Boulevard

Burbank, California 91506



IATSE, Local 728
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Burbank, CA 91506
(818) 954-0728

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