USW Local 1944 Scholarships 2024

Hello Members,

Every year, USW Local 1944 offers 7 scholarships to members’ children graduating from high school and registering in any post-secondary public institution:

  • 3 educational scholarships of $750
  • 4 scholarships of $1,000

The following requirements must be met:

  • Applicants must be children of active members of USW Local 1944. “Children” includes biological or birth children, children by adoption, and children by other, equivalent relationship;
  • Applicants must be graduating from high school in 2024;
  • Applicants must be registering for courses at a public post-secondary institution.

Applicants must submit the following documents:

  • The completed application form,
  • Their Grade 12 transcripts or a copy of their latest Grade 12 report card;
  • A letter of reference from a teacher or an employer, OR a letter written by someone who is not a family member who can attest to their character and work ethic.

The application deadline is on Thursday, August 1st, 2024

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

  • By email:
  • By mail: Columbia Institute – #440, 789 West Pender St – Vancouver, BC V6C 1H2
  • By fax: (604) 408-2525

If you have inquiries, please call the Columbia Institute at (604) 408-2500 or send an email at

This scholarship program considers leadership values and labour knowledge. Seize this opportunity for financial aid for post-secondary education today, or share with students you know who are making a difference in their communities and might be eligible!

In Solidarity,

USW Local 1944