Scholarships 2019

July 15, 2019 - There are only a few days left to submit your applications to Local 1944 scholarships.

USW Local 1944 Scholarships
Application deadline: August 1, 2019

Every year, USW Local 1944 offers three educational scholarships of $750 and four scholarships of $1,000 for any post-secondary institution, to children of union members graduating from high school.

Applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Be a child of an active member of USW Local 1944;
  • Be graduating from high school in 2019;
  • Be registering for courses at a public post-secondary institution.

Applicants must complete the application form and submit an updated transcript and a letter of reference from a teacher or an employer. This scholarship program considers leadership values and labour knowledge.

David Podworny Memorial Scholarship (USW Local 1944, Unit 60)
Application deadline: July 31, 2019

The David Podworny Memorial Scholarship, valued at $1,000 per year, is intended for those studying or planning to study Telecommunications Trades & Labour Studies at accredited public institutions in BC (Canada) or Washington State (USA).

Applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Be between 20 and 60 years old of age;
  • Be a resident of British Columbia;
  • Enrolling or enrolled in Telecommunications Trades or Labour (Labor) Studies Program at accredited public institutions in Canada or the United States.

Applicants must complete the application form and submit a letter of reference from a union representative, a mentor, or an instructor.

How to apply

Completed applications are to be sent by email, mail, or fax:

By Email: [email protected]
By Mail: Columbia Institute – Suite 510-1155 Robson Street – Vancouver, BC V6E 1B5
By Fax: (604) 408-2525
Inquiries by phone: (604) 408-2500

Seize these financial opportunities for education now!

In Solidarity,

USW Local 1944