CBTU-Ontario Chapter is pleased to call for applications for its annual Ann Newman Scholarship Fund. The Scholarship is awarded in honour of Ann Newman a labour and community activist and a CEP member.
This Fund was established to provide partial scholarships to members of CBTU-Ontario/Canada Chapter, their children, grandchildren primarily and then youth in the Black community pursuing a post-secondary
education. Any student who has graduated or will be graduating from a Canadian High School or an equivalent program and who will be or is attending a recognized post-secondary institution such as a college, trade school or university, and is a member, child, grandchild or family member of a CBTU member in good standing, or a youth in the Black community, is eligible to apply.
One scholarship will be awarded to the successful applicant as chosen by the Fund’s Selection Committee. The scholarship will be $1,000. In the event that two applicants are equally qualified, two scholarships will be awarded at $500.00 each.
- Essay submission – 500 words
- List your involvement in community activities including: multi-cultural, religious, athletic and any other community or union organizations
- List paid or volunteer work experience
- Secondary school marks and academic achievement
- Financial need
- Deadline: July 30, 2014
- More information at: http://cbtu.ca/scholarships/