IBEW LOCAL 353 SCHOLARSHIPS

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IBEW LOCAL 353 SCHOLARSHIPS

Officers’ Scholarship Award (10 @ $300.00 each)

Terms and Conditions

  • Open to members of IBEW Local 353 and their immediate family. (spouse or dependent children)
  • Enrolled in a full time publicly funded Canadian University or College for the current academic school year.
  • Must be entering the second year or higher, of a full-time program leading to a degree, diploma or a certificate
  • Include with the application supporting documentation; acceptance letter, tuition receipts, etc.
  • Candidates are required to send the detailed information as outlined above, the completed application form, along with an essay on the following topic:
    1. The media has successfully bombarded Canadians with an “Anti‐Union” message; so much so that, before having any firsthand experience with unions, Canadians have a negative impression of who Unions are and what the benefits are of belonging to a union. What must Unions do to overcome the “Anti‐Union Message” and educate Canadians, and specifically young persons on the benefits of belonging in a Union?
  • Acceptable applicants will be entered into a lottery and scholarships awarded via random draw

 President’s Scholarship Award (1 @ $1,000)

Terms and Conditions

  • Applicant must be an IBEW 353 member
  • Must submit an essay describing “How the union has affected our quality of life and wellbeing of my family”
  • Must be enrolled in a publicly funded Canadian University or College leading to a Degree

–or–

Enrolled in a full time (30 weeks or more) program at a publicly funded Post Secondary Institution leading to a diploma or certificate (must include course description/curriculum)

  • Include supporting documentation; acceptance letter, tuition receipts, etc.
  • Applicant must submit a resume with emphasis on the following volunteer activities:
    1. Social conscience
    2. Political activism
    3. Dedication to the Labor movement
    4. Leadership quality
    5. Valuing integrity and honestly over prosperity
    6. Community activism or service
    7. Human rights

Business Manager’s Scholarship Award (1 @ $2,000)

Terms and Conditions

  • Applicant must be an IBEW 353 member
  • Applicant must submit an essay describing how the union has affected our quality of life and wellbeing of my family
  • Enrolled in a publicly funded Canadian University leading to a degree
  • Applicant must include course description/curriculum
  • Include supporting documentation; acceptance letter, tuition receipts, etc.
  • This scholarship is limited to the following areas of study:
    1. Labour Law
    2. Human Rights
    3. Political Science
    4. Labour Study
  • Other areas of study may be considered at the sole discretion of the selection committee:

Member may apply for Business Manager or President Fund as well as officer’s fund.

Successful recipients of the Presidents and Business Managers Scholarships will be determined by the Selection Committee

All scholarships will be awarded in the applicants name

Any incomplete applications will be disqualified

*PLEASE SEND ALL REQUESTS TO:  

IBEW LOCAL 353 SCHOLARSHIP COMMITTEE
1377 LAWRENCE AVE. E.
TORONTO, ONTARIO M3A 3P8
www.ibew353.org