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OPSEU Scholarships

April 9, 2018
OPSEU College Support Staff workers are once again offering the “OPSEU College Support Staff Marilou Martin Scholarship.” This scholarship is offered to full-time students enrolled at any of the  2
December 19, 2017
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 HP
December 19, 2017
Application deadline: August 1, 2019 - OPSEU offers an annual scholarship up to $1,000, in part or whole, in the memory of Curt Bishop, a long-time union health and safety activist who passed away
December 19, 2017
Application deadline: June 15, 2019 - The OPSEU Executive board unanimously approved an annual bursary/scholarship of $1,000 to be awarded in the memory of Brother Larry Cripps, a Correctional Offi
December 19, 2017
Application deadline: September 14, 2019 - The Ontario Public Service Employees Union offers an annual scholarship of $1,500 in the memory of Carol McGregor, a longtime union activist on disability
March 22, 2017
Application deadline: June 15, 2019 - OPSEU offers ten scholarships annually of $1,000 each to support our goals of social justice and global solidarity.


May 29, 2019
The Canadian Labour Congress has teamed up with United Way/Centraide Canada to offer a $2,500 scholarship to a labour activist who is staring their first year of post-secondary studies in September
June 21, 2018
The following $1,500 scholarships, offered by the National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE), are available to students who are the children or grandchildren, including foster children
December 18, 2017
The application deadline for the OPSEU Larry Cripps Scholarship and Global Solidarity Scholarships is June 15, 2019.

External Scholarships

NUPGE Scholarship

Our national affiliate, the National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE), offers scholarships for students who are children of OPSEU members. For further information, visit

OFL/AIL Jack Layton Labour Post-Secondary Scholarship

"Two OFL members, or the children of members, will be selected from a pool of applicants to each receive a scholarship in the amount of $2,500 to support them as they enter their first year of full-time post-secondary study in September 2018. The scholarships will be awarded in honour of distinguished trade union activists who have made a significant contribution to the life and growth of the labour movement in Ontario." For further information, visit the OFL Scholarships page.