NJATC and UL form scholarship committee

UL has pledged $100,000 in scholarships to be awarded to electrical apprentices. The National Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee (NJATC), a program of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW), Washington, D.C., and the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA), Bethesda, Md., recently launched a new education and scholarship initiative created in conjunction with Northbrook, Ill.-based Underwriters Laboratories, Inc.

The National Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee (NJATC), a program of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW), Washington, D.C., and the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA), Bethesda, Md., recently launched a new education and scholarship initiative created in conjunction with Northbrook, Ill.-based Underwriters Laboratories, Inc. (UL). Under the program, UL has pledged a total of $100,000 in scholarship funds to be awarded to union electrical apprentices around the nation over the next five years.

The list of recipients of the scholarships will be co-determined by a committee of UL and NJATC members and will be announced in the fall of 2007.

Hide comments

Comments

  • Allowed HTML tags: <em> <strong> <blockquote> <br> <p>

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.
Publish