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Curt Bishop Scholarship 2024

Curt Bishop Scholarship 2024

Education and Organizing
Education and Organizing

Application deadline: July 31, 2024.

OPSEU/SEFPO offers an annual scholarship of $1,000 in memory of Curt Bishop, a long-time union health and safety activist who passed away on June 30, 2008. As a member of the Corrections Division, Local 678 (Algoma Treatment and Remand Centre), Curt understood that improvements in workplace health and safety come only through worker action and effort. For more than two decades, Curt dedicated himself to both the local and provincial levels to the struggles of OPSEU/SEFPO members to achieve safer and healthier workplaces.

Who can apply?

Open to dependents of OPSEU/SEFPO members in good standing who are studying at a publicly-funded, publicly-run post-secondary institution in Ontario in the 2024-2025 school year.

Download the application form: English Curt_Bishop Scholarship Application Form 2024-2025

The completed application form must be received by email at: scholarships@opseu.org by the deadline of July 31, 2024.

Applicants will be asked to provide confirmation of enrollment to a publicly-funded university, college or trades program on official letterhead, provided by the enrollment services division of your school. Proof of enrollment letters are due by September 30, 2024.

OPSEU/SEFPO Scholarships are administered by the Member Education Unit. Please contact scholarships@opseu.org with any questions.