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Minimum Wage and Overtime Reform Scholarship

Scholarship Deadline: November 30, 2018
Scholarship Value: $1,000
Number of Scholarships - 1


To be eligible for the Minimum Wage and Overtime Reform Scholarship, applicants must be currently enrolled in or planning to attend an accredited community college, undergraduate, or graduate program in the United States. They also must show excellent academic standing with at least a 3.0 GPA. The scholarship recipient must articulate their position on wage reform and employment legislation. There is no right or wrong answer we are seeking, we are looking for an essay which is clear and presents passionate but reasonable solutions in addressing these problems.

Application

All interested applicants should send:

1) School transcript

2) Unofficial resume

3) A 1000-1500 word essay evaluating current federal minimum wage and overtime laws, the problems of wage theft, if reform to these laws are needed, and how this would affect employers and employees.