The United Steelworkers offers nine (9) scholarships valued at $1,000 each to members of USW in good standing for two years or more. Applicants must be Canadian citizens or landed immigrants applying to an accredited college, university, community college, or technical or trade school, or accredited labour program. A letter of reference from a union representative as to why you would be the ideal USW scholarship recipient is also required. Awards will be distributed on the following basis:

  • Three (3) scholarships to District 3 (Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta, British Columbia, and the Territories) members
  • Three (3) scholarships to District 5 (Quebec) members
  • Six (6) scholarships to District 6 (Ontario and Atlantic Canada) members

The scholarship is good for up to six months and cannot be carried forward to the next awarding cycle. Students who do not enroll in a qualifying educational program within six months of receiving the award will forfeit the scholarship.  The Scholarship is not renewable.

How to apply: Email us your completed application form with “USW Lifelong Learning Scholarship” in the subject line.

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Deadline: June 30

Applications are now open.