This special scholarship is named in honour of AFL-CIO President Emeritus John J. Sweeney, the son of Irish immigrants, who dedicated his life to advancing the well-being of working people, making outstanding contributions to working people both in the US and internationally which will live on for years to come.
John J. Sweeney Scholarship 2022 is available to undertake Masters level programs at Ulster University.
Following subject are available to study under this scholarship program.
The John J Sweeney Scholarship has a value of $20,000 and that is used towards the Scholar’s tuition fees for an MA or MSc at Ulster University.
This scholarship is generously supported by funds raised by the AFL-CIO, the American Labor community, business and civic organisations, and individuals.
The Scholarship will be open to all US citizens who:
Have been offered a full-time place on MSc or MA and have made a firm commitment to Ulster University during the admissions phase;
Are a US union member; or;
Have a familial connection to a US union member (mother, father, sibling, aunt, uncle, grandparent); or;
Can provide a reference letter from a union sponsor.