Application FormApplicant must be a high school senior, who is the child of a current or deceased member of a unionaffiliated with the Burlington County Central Labor Council AFL-CIO
(Last) (First) (MI)Home Address:(Number & Street)(City) (State) (Zip)Telephone: Date of BirthI will graduate from High School, locatedinNew Jersey, in the school year of 2013I understand that I am personally responsible for (a) securing proof of eligibility for the scholarship, asset forth below; (b) submitting verification of my class rank and SAT scores, as reflected on theattached Academic Verification form; (c) arranging for the submission of an official High SchoolTranscript; and (d) preparing an essay, of not less than 150 words, in response to the followingquestion:
Recently, Governor Chris Christie of New Jersey vetoed a bill to raise the minimum wage,which included an annual cost of living increase. This cost of living increase would be determined by the annual Consumer Price Index (CPI) for that period of time and this percentage would have beenadded to the established minimum wage going forward. What would have been the advantages or
disadvantages of raising the minimum wage? What effect do you think it will have on New Jersey’s
economy and the half million workers presently on minimum wage?
Verification of Union membership
The Secretary of the local union to which your parent/guardian is a member must verify youreligibility to submit this application.This is to certify that has been a memberof Local # in good standing for the past twelve months. This Localunion is currently in good standing with the Burlington County Labor Council, AFL-CIO.