CUPE Local 38 offers two scholarships in the amount of $1,000.00 each, to be awarded in October of each year. These scholarships are open to card carrying members, or their eligible dependents. Each applicant must be enrolled in full-time, post-secondary studies, and they must submit a one thousand (1,000) word essay on one of the following topics:
1) How can labour friendly governments have a positive impact on Unions?
2) How can labour utilize social media to have a greater impact?
3) How and why is diversity important to labour?
The essays will be assessed on the following criteria: quality of research, degree of analysis, and adherence to the chosen topic. Submissions will be evaluated by CUPE Local 38’s Public Relations and Education Committee. Please note that all submissions must clearly indicate the chosen topic. Entries can be submitted by email or fax. Email attachments should be in Microsoft Word format. Proof of enrollment must also be provided at the time of submission.
The deadline for submission is August 24, 2018. Successful applicants will be advised by letter and CUPE Local 38 reserves the right to publish the names and essays of the winners. For further information, please contact Local 38 at 403-233-2700 or by email at email@example.com