Julius Margolin, who was 93 when he died in August 2009, was a labor activist, songwriter and singer from New York City who had been part of the labor movement since the 1930s. Info about Julius and his amazing life can be found at www.georgeandjulius.com.
In October 2007 and October 2009, concerts were held in New York City to pay tribute to Julius and raise funds to establish this scholarship. This scholarship is open to everyone; the only requirement is that applicants must be under 30 years of age at the time of the festival.
Deadline for applications is Wednesday, May 1, 2013
This scholarship is open to anyone under 30 years of age at the time of the festival. Recipients will receive between $250 and $400, based mostly upon travel requirements. Recipients who reside within 50 miles of the festival location will receive sufficient funds to cover registration, transportation and meals for the Great Labor Arts Exchange.
*Donations to the Julius Margolin Scholarship Award are greatly appreciated.