Scholarships & Awards

CUPE BC offers the Aubrey Burton/Reg Ford Memorial Scholarship to CUPE members, their spouses or their children at a level of four scholarships of $500.00 each.

Application forms will be linked here when the scholarship is available for 2018.

Fore more information please click here.

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The Gary Campbell Award was established in the name the late Brother Gary Campbell designed to assist our members to register for courses (academic or non-academic) that will broaden their horizons and improve their quality of life. The Fund is administered by the Executive Board of CUPE Local 23. There are five (5) awards for up to five hundred dollars ($500.00) per calendar year available at the discretion of the Executive Board of CUPE Local 23.

Gary Campbell Award

Gary Campbell Award application

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The Ethel Lau Scholarship was established in 2001 and is issued on behalf of the Burnaby Civic Employees’ Union. It honours the memory of Ethel Lau, a past union activist and recognizes her service of over 20 years. It is an annual scholarship awarded every spring. The Fund is administered by the Executive Board of CUPE Local 23. The Fund has been established for the exclusive purpose of awarding non-repayable educational scholarships to qualified recipients who are continuing their education. There are seven (7) one thousand dollar ($1,000.00) scholarships awarded annually at the discretion of the Executive Board of CUPE Local 23.

This award is for members or their children for post-secondary, undergraduate studies.

Ethel Lau Scholarship Application Form 2018 – click here to download

You must submit an informative, creative and original 500-word essay in your own words on:

“How can the Union be responsive to the diversity of the workforce (i.e. race, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, ability, and precarious shiftwork) and still build solidarity?”

APPLICATION DEADLINE: 3:30 pm, Friday, June 15, 2018