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Sometimes the locals have scholarships.

WEA does have a scholarship but it’s for the focus to get teacher certification. Look how the WEA-Retired members offer to you:


2022 Jerry Beckendorf Community Service Scholarship is Now Open! Are you a graduating senior, have a parent or guardian that is a Union member, and live in Pierce County? Apply today! Every year we grant approximately $10,000 to students who demonstrate a dedication to community and social service. Applications are due on March 21st, 2022. Make sure to get yours in today!


Are you seeking a degree in leadership? Utilize to further involvement in your union also. Check out this offering from our affiliate-Washington State Labor Council:

The state board of community and technical colleges also offers tuition waivers. To see if you qualify, look at:

The best part of being a member is that NEA Member Benefits also comes through on every faucet of your life. Check out the resources at