Scholarships

CUPE 1260 will budget a total of $5000.00 Per annum to offer scholarships to CUPE 1260 Members In good standing in the following way:

  • A. 4 x $1000.00 scholarships for Grade 12 students who meet the following criteria:
    1. a child of a CUPE 1260 member (child defined as: Child, Grandchild, Step-Child, Foster-Child)
    2. Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada
    3. graduating from high school in the current year
  • B. 1 x $1000.00 scholarship for a current CUPE 1260 member

APPLICATION CRITERIA:

  • A. The Grade 12 child of a CUPE 1260 member must complete the following in order to be considered for a $1000.00 scholarship:
    1. completed application form submitted by March 15th (download the scholarship application for grade 12 children)
    2. diploma verification report
    3. referral letter from Administrator or Teacher
    4. personal letter of intention for education/training
  • B. The CUPE 1260 member must complete the following in older to be considered for a $1000.00 scholarship:
    1. completed application form submitted by Feb 1st (download the scholarship application for CUPE 1260 members)
    2. personal letter of intention for education/training

Completed application packages should be emailed to cupe1260@gmail.com.

AWARD & PAYOUT CRITERIA:

The scholarship committee will receive and review the application packages.

  • Those with completed application packages (that successfully meet the criteria) will be placed in the draw for the scholarship.
  • The scholarship draws will be held at the April general membership meeting.
  • Upon successfully graduating an official transcript of grades from the Ministry of Education must be submitted along with proof of enrolment at an education or training institution, payout will be issued when transcript, proof of enrolment, an account statement or payment receipt showing tuition, is presented, and should be emailed to cupe1260@gmail.com
  • The request for payout with required documentation listed above must be submitted to cupe1260@gmail.com within 2 calendar years from the year in which the scholarship is awarded.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • the Grade 12 scholarships are not limited to any school districts
  • any post-secondary schooling will qualify, regardless of location or type of training
  • if the course is less than the full scholarship amount (eg. Only $500.00), the full amount can still be accessed upon receipt of school related expenses incurred for attending the course.