The Kamloops and District Labour Council (KDLC) is offering four (4) $1,000 (one thousand dollar) bursaries (two in an academic field and two in a technical (trades) field of study) to students who are members or relatives of members of unions that are affiliated to, and in good standing with, the KDLC.
Who is eligible?
Members or relatives of members, of unions affiliated to and in good standing with, the KDLC.
Definition of a relative: a spouse of same or opposite sex, parent, child, including step-child or foster child, brother, sister, grandchild, niece or nephew.
Applicants must be registered in a full-time or part-time post secondary program at a PUBLIC education institution (for technical field of study – must be sponsored from a recognized trade union) in 2016/2017.
All of the following information MUST be included in your submission to the KDLC Bursary Committee.
- Application form
- Transcript of your grade standing
- Confirmation of your enrollment in a PUBLIC education institution (for technical field of study – must be sponsored from a recognized trade union) in 2016/2017. If you are waiting for enrollment confirmation, please send a letter stating you are waiting for the confirmation and if you are chosen for a bursary, the confirmation will have to be shown before you will receive the bursary.
- A double-spaced typed essay of 750-2000 words on the following topic. This essay shall be the basis for awarding the bursary.
The Kamloops and District Labour Council (KDLC) was founded 60 years ago by the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) to promote the rights of working people in the Thompson-Nicola region. What impact has the KDLC had in meeting its mandate in our region during the past 60 years?
Please submit all of the above information to the address below before May 13, 2016. The Committee will ONLY accept Bursary applications by mail to:
Kamloops and District Labour Council
PO Box 369 STN MAIN
Please include: KDLC-Bursary-Application