- Apply Online including:
- Pay application fee
- Submit proof of union membership. Proof can be a copy of your union card, receipt of union dues, a letter from your local or international union stating that you're a member in good standing or a pay stub reflecting dues payment.
- Request official, sealed transcripts from all institutions attended.
Please send to:
National Labor College Admissions
10000 New Hampshire Avenue
Silver Spring, MD 20903
- Submit your Essay (For SLS bachelor's degree programs only). See guidelines below.
- Complete Online Orientation. You will receive login information and a link once your application is received.
- Apply for financial aid (if applicable).
- Apply for scholarships (if applicable).
Scholarship and financial aid applications are due December 10, 2012 for spring term, 2013.
School of Labor Studies Essay (Bachelor's Degree Program Applicants Only)
Write an autobiographical narrative that tells your story. Describe your experiences in the labor movement. Lay out your educational goals and how they will impact and enhance your labor movement activities and personal aspirations. Discuss what you have learned in life, what you want to learn, and how you hope to apply your education. Finally, please reflect on how earning a bachelor's degree will impact your work within the labor movement and your life in general.
We recommend two to three pages, double-spaced. How you organize your essay is up to you. Feel free to be creative and self expressive. You may want to include some of the following elements:
- A description of how you first became involved in the labor movement
- Positions you have held and activities you have been involved in within the labor movement
- Positions or activities you would like to pursue within the labor movement
- A description of your educational goals and how you might apply them