Missouri and Kansas Laborers’ District Council Scholarship
Pictured above - 2019 District Council Scholarship Winner
Abby Cripps, daughter of Jim and Marilyn Cripps. She’s attending Shawnee
Community College with goals to pursue a career in social work and help in
LECET Tuition Reimbursement
Laborers-Employers Cooperation and Education Trust is offering full tuition reimbursement to qualifying laborers wishing to proceed with their education through St. Louis Community College.
To qualify for tuition reimbursement, you must fit the following criteria:
A member of one of the following locals 42,110,660,662,840,955 or 1104 throughout education
- A current apprentice (and continued enrollment) or graduate of the Laborers’ Apprenticeship Program
Be a second term apprentice or above (first term apprentices do not qualify)
Provide a letter of recommendation from current employer
Must keep local union dues up to date
Sign a letter of intent with the Missouri LECET to follow through with entire degree program
Cannot be receiving any other grant or scholarship funding
Must be interviewed by an individual of the LECET staff
To acquire an application or for more information, call 314-291-0373.
This degree offers more flexibility than traditional campus-based AAS degree programs, the student earns college credit for his/her on-the-job training, sharpens skills through supervised practice, as well as develops additional skills for living and work.
The program was designed to advance education and degree options. It is designed for the student already in the workforce, participating in the apprenticeship program, and making progress towards earning a journeyman’s license.