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Apply now for the new Karen Millar Memorial Scholarship

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Do you have a dependent studying for a career in social services? Are you an OPSEU member in good standing? Applications for this brand new $1000 OPSEU scholarship are due on Monday, November 9.

On July 24, 2020, Karen Millar, a respected Residential Counsellor and dedicated, long-time member of OPSEU Local 448, was murdered at her workplace. The Karen Millar Memorial Scholarship has been established in her honour.

Eligible applicants must be currently enrolled in a social services program at a Canadian college or university. They will be required to provide a personal statement regarding why they have chosen to pursue studies in social services, and also answer a set question in the form of an essay, photo series, short video, poem, audio file or visual art piece.

For further details regarding application requirements, and to download the application form, please click here.