DID YOU KNOW?
There are over 20 scholarships available to post-secondary students affiliated with ILWU Canada, including Local 517's own Bud Smith Scholarship.
There are scholarships for both university programs and also vocational / career technical programs. Application is open to active members and dependents of active members in good standing with the local.
UNIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIPS - UPDATED*
The period for submitting university scholarship applications has changed. UBC will now be accepting applications for the scholarships below from August 15, 2018 to September 15, 2018.
#0666 - ILWU Canada Bert Johnson Scholarship
#4718 - ILWU Harry Bridges Entrance Scholarship
#0530 - ILWU Harry Bridges Undergraduate Scholarship
#4804 - ILWU Local 517 Bud Smith Scholarship
#0558 - ILWU Thomas P. Mayes Scholarship
#4786 - William Hurford Memorial Scholarship
A detailed description of each the scholarships is available here.
After obtaining a letter of good standing from Sarah Pilgrim, Membership Trustee, follow the instructions on UBC's website to apply.
VOCATIONAL / CAREER TECHNICAL SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION
The deadline for submitting applications for the vocational / career technical scholarships is September 30, 2018.
Click here for the bulletin, instructions and application form. Contact Sarah Pilgrim, Membership Trustee to request a letter of good standing.