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Dear members,

This year’s Aubrey Burton/Reg Ford Memorial Scholarship is now available online here until August 19, 2024. CUPE BC is taking submissions according to the following criteria:

  1. Parent, Guardian or Spouse of Applicant, or the Applicant must be a member in good standing of a CUPE Local affiliated to CUPE BC at the time of application.
  2. Applicant must have completed Grade 12 in the current or previous calendar year, or the applicant must be a mature student who has not previously enrolled at a Post-Secondary Institution.
  3. Applicant must be entering first year of a recognized public post-secondary institution in BC. A copy of the acceptance letter from the admitting institution must be supplied.
  4. Applicant must complete an online application form supported by copies of the Senior Secondary Statement and Letter(s) of Reference from a School Principal or Counsellor.

Five hundred dollar ($500) scholarships will be awarded to each of the following:

  1. One attending a public University (applicant with the highest GPA).
  2. One attending a public Community College (applicant with the highest GPA).
  3. One attending a public trades or technical institution (applicant with the highest GPA).
  4. One based on a “lottery draw” of all applications.

We look forward to online scholarship applications within the August 19th deadline and thank all applicants in advance for their interest.

Should you have any questions regarding this update, please email for additional information.

In solidarity,

CUPE BC Executive Board

CUPE British Columbia