IFPTE Benefits

Dominick D. Critelli, Jr. Annual Scholarships

The International Federation of Professional and Technical Engineers (IFPTE) established the Dominick D. Critelli, Jr. scholarship program for students who have demonstrated skills through academic achievement and service to their school and community. IFPTE will be awarding four college scholarships of $2,500 each to children or grandchildren of IFPTE members.

2017 Dominick D. Critelli, Jr. Scholarship Award Winners

IFPTE is honored to announce the winners of the 2017 Dominick D. Critelli, Jr. Scholarship Awards Program. From the many remarkable applicants, only four $2,500 scholarships could be awarded to children and/or grandchildren of IFPTE members in the Public, Private, Federal and Canadian sectors.

Scholarship applicants were judged on academic achievement, school and community activities, and on an essay entitled "What Being a Member of a Union Family Means to Me." We proudly present the 2017 Dominick D. Critelli, Jr. Scholarship Award winners.

Canadian Sector
Haley J. Henwood earned the scholarship award for IFPTE's Canadian Sector. Her grandfather, Gord Tereck, is a member of IFPTE Local 161 in Winnipeg. Haley graduated from Miles Macdonell Collegiate and will attend the University of Winnipeg in the fall.
Read Haley's essay

Public Sector
Kalista P. Hainsworth earned the scholarship award for IFPTE's Public Sector. The daughter of Local 136 member Theodore Hainsworth, Kalista graduated from Fairfield Warde High School in Fairfield, CT. This fall she will attend Eastern Connecticut State University in Willimantic, CT.
Read Kalista's essay.

Federal Sector
Chioma N.A. Uruakpa earned the scholarship award for IFPTE's Federal Sector. Her mother, Vivienne Uruakpa, is a member of IFPTE Judicial Council #2. Chioma graduated from Ossining High School in Ossining, NY and will attend Hofstra University in Hempstead, NY.
Read Chioma's essay

Private Sector
Anna R. Johnson earned the scholarship award for IFPTE's Private Sector. The daughter of Local 2001 member David M. Johnson, Anna graduated from Woodinville High School and will attend Gonzaga University in the fall.
Read Anna's essay

Congratulations to our 2017 scholarship winners. Scholarship applications for the upcoming 2018 school year will be available online at ifpte.org in December.


IFPTE at a Glance


IFPTE represents over 80,000 women and men in professional, technical, administrative and associated occupations in the United States and Canada.


Our members work for federal, public and private employers, and work in various occupations such as auditors, drafters/designers, engineers, judges, lawyers, researchers, scientists, and technicians to name a few.

Executive Board

The Executive Council is made up of Officers and Area Vice-Presidents. Area Vice-Presidents are elected by members within their specific area, and are responsible for governing IFPTE between conventions. A list of the Area Vice-Presidents can be found on our Officers page.

Executive Officers

The Executive Officers run the day to day operations of IFPTE and they are elected at the IFPTE Convention, which are held every three years.