Please find attached the CUPE 4879 Scholarship Award Application form.
Three $1000 education awards are available. Preference will be given for one award to a student in a trade, technical, or vocational program; for the second award, preference will be given to a student in an academic program, and the third will be awarded to a student in either a trade or academic program.
The applicant must:
- Have a parent, guardian, or spouse/partner who is a member in good standing of CUPE Local 4879; or the applicant her/himself must be a member in good standing of CUPE Local 4879.
- Submit proof of paid registration:
- In a full-time course load (for academic and vocational students, this means enrolment in at least 3 courses; and for trades and technical students, this means enrolment in at least an 8 week full-time training course).
- In a first year or subsequent years at a recognized post-secondary institution in a trade, technical, vocational, or academic program in Canada.
- For the academic year in which they are applying for the scholarship.
Note: Preference will be given to students attending Thompson Rivers University.
- Submit a 500-word letter (maximum length) describing their future plans and their knowledge of unions in their community.
- Provide a letter of reference from an employer or from a representative of a school recently attended.
- Submit the completed application form and additional materials requested above to the CUPE 4879 administration office by 12:00 noon of December 14th, 2017 in a sealed envelope marked “CUPE 4879 EDUCATION AWARD” on the outside with no other identifying information.CUPE 4879 Scholarship Application Form 2018
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