The Rhode Island Interscholastic League (RIIL) is pleased to announce a new partnership with UA Local 51, the trade union for plumbers, pipefitters and refrigeration technicians in Rhode Island and Southeastern Massachusetts. Through this relationship, the RIIL will promote opportunities within Local 51 to students from its member schools across the state.

As part of the partnership, Local 51 will provide a $500 trade scholarship to a graduating senior interested in pursuing a career in the trades industry.

Click HERE to apply for the Local 51 Scholarship
Deadline to apply: Monday, April 8, 2024
Click HERE to learn more about UA Local 51
Click HERE to visit the UA Local 51 website

Click HERE to learn more about the 2024 Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 51 Apprenticeship Training Program
Apprenticeship Applications for the 2024-25 School Year will be available at from 3/4/24 to 3/15/24.

Congratulations to 2023 RIIL Trades Scholarship winner Kyle Joyal of Coventry who was presented with his scholarship by RIIL Executive Director Mike Lunney, PCOA Chairman Dan Warner and Local 51 Business Manager Bill DeMello. 

Congratulations to 2022 RIIL Trades Scholarship winner Michael Etchells of Narragansett who was presented with his scholarship by Local 51 Business Manager Paul Alvarez (left) and the RIIL's Steve Silva.
2022 - Michael Etchells, Narragansett High School
2023 - Kyle Joyal, Coventry High School