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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 download the application form.