Award Worth: FIRST PLACE: $15,000, SECOND PLACE: $12,500, THIRD PLACE: $10,000

Deadline: 31 March 2021

Children of Local 3 Members


Operating Engineers Local 3 is the largest construction trades local in the U.S., representing over 37,000 members across our four-state jurisdiction of California, Hawaii, Nevada and Utah. From heavy equipment operators and mechanics, to surveyors, construction inspectors, highway maintenance workers, police officers and other public employees, we represent the men and women who drive this country’s economy.


Eligibility Requirements to Apply

  • Academic Scholarship applicants must be a graduating high school student who has, or will be, graduated at the end of either the fall semester (beginning in 2020) or the spring semester (beginning in 2021) in public, private or parochial schools. They must plan to attend an accredited college or university anywhere in the United States during the academic year and be able to meet the academic requirements for entrance into the university or college of their choice. Students selected for a scholarship must have achieved not less than a 3.0 (“B”) weighted grade point average in their high school work.

Application Link

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