Apply to the

Mike Garcia Scholarship

*After filling out the online form below, please email the required documents to Zazil Rojas at
  • Essay 1: (1-page minimum, typed, single-spaced) Please interview your Union family member about their workplace experiences and challenges and how they deal with them. If you are the Union member, please write on the challenges you have faced at the workplace, and how you deal with them. 

  • Essay 2: (1-page minimum, typed, single spaced) As a child of a Union member or as a Union member, how will you use your education and leadership to address the challenges raised in essay #1?

  • Your Official/Unofficial Transcript 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). 

  • Proof of acceptance or matriculation at a qualifying educational institution for the 2020-2021 school year. 

  • Your Student Aid Report (From FAFSA or Ca Dream Act).

  • Your resume.

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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