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Scholarship Foundation

The Trustees of the Richard F. Walsh/Alfred W. Di Tolla/Harold P. Spivak Foundation are pleased to offer five scholarship awards each year in the amount of $2,500 totaling $10,000 over a four year period. Counting the year 2016 awards, the Foundation will have had as many as 65 scholarship recipients.

Application Details

Click here to download the application (PDF).

The deadline for the Annual Scholarship of the Richard F. Walsh/Alfred W. Di Tolla/Harold P. Spivak Foundation is December 31 of each year. To be considered for the scholarship, you must mail in the completed application form, along with your official high school transcript, to the Foundation Office. You may also include any SAT or equivalent college entrance exam scores and letter of recommendations. If you are a Canadian student, please note on the application that those exams are not available to to Canadian students applying to Canadian universities.

Please note that the application must be mailed in. Emailed applications will not be accepted.

The Foundation Office address is:

The Richard F. Walsh/Alfred W. Di Tolla/Harold P. Spivak Foundation
c/o IATSE
207 W. 25th St., 4th Fl.
New York, NY 10001

Application FAQs

Who is eligible to apply?

To be eligible Richard F. Walsh/Alfred W. Di Tolla/ Harold P. Spivak Foundation scholarship, the applicant must:

  • Be the son/daughter of a member in good standing of the IATSE;

  • Be a high school senior at the time of application; and

  • Have applied, or be about to apply for admission to an accredited college or university as a fully matriculated student, which will lead to a bachelor's degree.

Are Canadian students eligible?

Yes, Canadian students are eligible to apply, but they should note on the application that neither SATs nor the National Merit Scholarship Exam are offered to Canadian students applying to Canadian universities. 

How can I apply?

Simple! Just download the application. After you complete it, mail it, along with your official high school transcript, to the Foundation Office. E-mailed applications will not be accepted. You can submit scores from the SAT, College Entrance Examination, or other equivalent examinations, either by the student or by the testing organization. You can also submit letter(s) of recommendation. These documents are optional.

When is the deadline?

The completed application packet must be received by December 31 of each year.The scholarship winners will be notified the following June and will be announced in the following issue of The Official Bulletin.