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2014 Richard 'Dik' Days Scholarships

Richard “Dik” Days


The Richard ‘Dik’ Days Scholarship Fund is pleased to announce the 4th Annual Richard ‘Dik’ Days Scholarship Fund.

The Days scholarship fund was formed by the UAW Region 9A and CBTU-Connecticut Chapter in collaboration with the Days family to provide assistance to individuals enrolled full-time in an undergraduate program.

You can download a copy of the student application form under "Additional Resources." 

The deadline is April 7, 2014
for submission of applications and all supporting documentation.

On Saturday, May 10, 2014 there will be an Awards Reception where the two scholarships will be awarded. The Reception will be held 2 p.m. at the UAW Region 9A Headquarters, 111 South Road, Farmington, CT. Scroll down to "Additional Resources" for more information.

The Richard “Dik” Days Scholarship Fund was created in memory of Richard Adam Days, who was a labor educator for the UAW. Prior to his retirement he was the Education & Civil Rights Director for the UAW, Region 9A.

Brother Days was a member of the UAW for over 40 years, a charter member of the National Coalition of Black Trade Unionists, co-founder and former President if the Connecticut Chapter of the Coalition of Black Trade Unionists, co-founder of the Connecticut Chapter of the A. Phillip Randolph Institute, a lifetime member of the NAACP, a lifetime member of the African American Alliance, and a six term member of the Bloomfield Town Council.


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