The Ed Fitzpatrick Memorial Scholarships – Through the MA AFL-CIO

The Annual AFL-CIO Scholarship and Labor Education Program awards financial resources to high school students pursuing trade union programs or college/university study. ­IBEW Local 2222 is proud to offer the Ed Fitzpatrick Memorial Scholarships, two $1,500 scholarships, available to the children or grandchildren of current 2222 members.

In order to be eligible for a scholarship, students must be a senior in high school and take the Labor History Exam. The Massachusetts AFL-CIO publishes a Labor History Study Guide, which covers a broad range of the history of working people organizing for justice in the United States.

Key Dates for 2023-2024

  • December 22, 2023: Last day to register. All applications must be received by 5 p.m. to be eligible to take the scholarship exam. 
  • February 5, 2024-February 9, 2024: The scholarship exam is administered at high schools across Massachusetts. Schools will administer the exam online within the timeframe provided. Students must check with their exam proctor for testing time and location.


For more information, to register for the exam, and to download a study guide PLEASE CLICK HERE

2222 members please call Donna Berry in the Union Office at 617-929-6010 to verify eligibility.