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HPD Scholarship Fund

HPD Scholarship Fund

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Application Deadline: September 4, 2019 – The Hospital Professionals Division offers seven scholarships (one per region) of $750 each annually to students who are entering professions within the HPD. (For more information about the HPD, and a list of professions included, click here.)

Who can apply:

The scholarship is open to OPSEU members or their dependents who are confirmed as enrolled in a Hospital Professionals program at a publicly-funded, publicly-run Canadian university or college.  If you are a dependent of an OPSEU member, please submit the member’s name, your relationship him or her, and the number of his or her Local on your application form.

How to apply:

The following items must be submitted with your application, and received by OPSEU on or before September 4, 2019.  Applications received after September 4, 2019 will not be considered.

  • This application form, completed fully. To fill out application, once opened, click on view and the select “edit document” to complete and submit by the application deadline.
  • Personal statement about why you have chosen a hospital profession, and what your future goals are.
  • Respond to BOTH of the following questions. Your response may be either an essay of 1500 words or a photo series, short video, poem, audio file, or visual art piece:
  1. What are the major issues facing Hospital Professionals today and how does OPSEU help workers deal with these issues?
  2. In your opinion, what are the strengths of a publicly-funded health care system?