Updated info: scholarships


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.

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PO Box 28164

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Vancouver, BC CANADA

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