UA Local 342 Press Releases

Published on Wednesday, January 26, 2022

2022 United Association Scholarship

Application period is from 2/25/2022 to 6/9/2022.  You can find the application at

CLICK HERE to apply.


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UA Local 342 Scholarship Program

Applications and additional required material will be available February 1, 2022 and must be submitted no later than April 29, 2022.

1)Read all instructions and follow directions completely. Incomplete applications will lower your overall score.

2)Applications must be typed. No handwritten applications will be accepted.

3)Include two (2) sealed letters of recommendation.
a. At least one (1) of these letters must be from a teacher or a person in a position to evaluate your academic performance and ability.

4) Include a sealed official transcript of your most recent high school or college grades.
a. If there is a break in your education during the most recent quarter/semester, please provide an explanation with the sealed official transcripts you submit.

5) If you will be a high school graduate in the spring, include a letter of acceptance from the college or university you plan to attend in the Fall.

6) Attach an essay of no more than 750 words on the topic: "Political Relationships" Does building relationships with local, state, and federal politicians benefit the membership and future of Local Union 342? Write and essay to explain your response. (Please correspond with your sponsor.)

7) Do not print 2 sided copies.

8) Do not include the Instruction pages 1-4 with your application submission.

9) A checklist (Part C) has been included to help the applicant provide all that the judges require. It should be filled out and included with the application.

10) Retain a copy of the completed application for your records.


Mail or deliver your completed application with all enclosures to the following address by April 29, 2022 (postmarked by this date and received in our office by May 6, 2021, with proper postage statement). Hand delivered applications must be submitted by end of business day April 29, 2022. No late submissions will be accepted, NO EXCEPTIONS.

CLICK HERE to access the full application

CSPTC Scholarship

Applications and additional required material will be accepted between November 1, 2021 and March 1, 2022.  A U.S. Postal Service official postmark of March 1, 2022 will be accepted. In order to ensure applications are processed in a timely fashion, applications received more than five business days after the postmark deadline of March 1, 2022 will not be accepted. We are aware that some college acceptance letters will not have been distributed before this deadline. However, it is the applicant’s responsibility to submit all other materials on time, and supplement their application with the acceptance letter as soon as possible, and in any event no later than March 31, 2022. Only COMPLETE applications will be eligible for an award.

Forty (40) college scholarships of $2,500 each will be awarded to the children of members of Pipe Trades Local Unions affiliated with the California State Pipe Trades Council.

You can find the instructions and application on the CSPTC website at For more information you may also call the CSPTC Scholarship Foundation at (916) 446-7311. 

CLICK HERE to access the Scholarship Rules and Application 

CLICK HERE to access the Letter to Members