Building Skills Partnership

Our mission is to improve the quality of life of low-wage property service workers and their families, by increasing their skills, access to education, and opportunities for career and community advancement. 

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Apply to the

Mike Garcia Scholarship

The application period for the 2020-2021 year is now open


June 6, 2020

Applicants must meet the following criteria

  • Must be a SEIU-USWW member or member’s child.

  • Must be entering, or continuing their education, at a 2-year community college, 4-year university, or vocational institution in the fall of 2020.

  • Use the award for the 2020-2021 Academic year.

  • Have a Grade Point Average of 2.0 or higher.

 Applicants must turn in the following documents to

Zazil Rojas no later than June 6, 2019.

  • A completed and signed Application Form

  • Official transcripts and/or High School diploma/GED Certificate

  • 1 Letter of Recommendation from a Teacher/Instructor, Coach, Counselor, Supervisor or Community Leader that addresses the leadership traits of the candidate (Letters must not be more than 1-year old)

  • 2 Typed Personal Statements (see application for details).

  • Proof of acceptance or matriculation at qualifying educational institution for the 2020-2021 school year Student Aid Report (From FAFSA or CA Dream Act)

  • Resume   

Applications must be submitted online, postmarked or e-mailed no later than June 6th, 2020 to:
Zazil Rojas
Building Skills Partnership
828 W. Washington Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90015
(213) 284-3802 |