Welcome to this year’s Vito J. Pitta Scholarship Program Competition. We would like to take this opportunity to explain to you the selection process for this award. This scholarship program is a competition. Qualified applicants are competing with all the others that apply this year. The Union, the Employers and the Scholarship Fund have no […]
Scholarship Program Office
43-47 37th Street
Long Island City, NY 11101
Phone: (718) 361-5100, ext. 3600
Fax: (718) 361-8511
The Scholarship Program offers eligible children of members the opportunity to compete for financial assistance towards college. Applicants compete for an $8,000 award. Each year an average of 35 scholarships is awarded. Since it began in 1987, the Scholarship Program has awarded over seven hundred scholarships to children of members.
Applications for the annual scholarship competition are made available to eligible dependents after January 15th each year. The competition closes on April 1st of each year. Applicants must be graduating high school seniors planning to attend a four-year college or university to apply.
About the Program
Since it began in 1987, the Scholarship Program has awarded over five hundred $8,000 scholarships to dependents of members. The Program was created to help members and their dependents with the rising costs of college and university tuition.
The Scholarship Program Summary Plan Description (pdf) contains important details regarding plan administration, eligibility rules and covered services/benefits.
On June 2, 2017 the Funds celebrated the 31st annual NYHTC & HANYC Scholarship Program Awards Ceremony and Luncheon. We shared this event with the Local 6 Division-A Scholarship Program, which celebrated its 16th year. The Harvard Club hosted the function in its beautifully appointed North and Biddle Banquet Room. Winners and their families were […]