Union Plus has awarded $150,000 in scholarships to 130 students representing 43 unions, including four representing Screen Actors Guild in the 2011 Union Plus Scholarship Program.
Screen Actors Guild congratulates scholarship recipients:
•Evan Griffith of New York, NY, whose parents Edward and Lisa Griffith are both SAG members, has been awarded a $500 scholarship.
•Jan Neuberger of Newtown, CT, who has been a SAG member since 1974, has been awarded a $1,000 scholarship.
•Culley Schultz of Glen Ridge, NJ, whose father Armand Schultz is a SAG member, hasbeen awarded a $1,000 scholarship.
•Hatsumi Yoshida of Bronx, NY, who has been an SAG member since 1996, has been awarded a $500 scholarship. Hatsumi’s parents Peter and Geri also are longtime SAG members, having joined the union in 1968 and 1983, respectively.
Union Plus Scholarship awards are granted to students attending a two-year college, four-year college, graduate school or a recognized technical or trade school. Since starting the program in 1991, Union Plus has awarded $3 million in educational funding to more than 2,100 union members, spouses and dependentchildren. Recipients are selected based on academic ability, social awareness, financial need and appreciation of labor.
Visit www.UnionPlus.org/Education for applications and benefit eligibility.
Evan Griffith, New York, NY
Jan Neuberger, Newtown, CT
Culley Schultz of Glen Ridge, NJ