Apply for a union scholarship
By CMG Posted on February 7, 2020

Applications are now being accepted for two CWA Canada scholarships for post-secondary education or training.  All Canadian Media Guild (CMG) members and their family members are eligible to apply for the grants of  $1,000 each.
Here is what a former winner of  the scholarships had to say:
“Getting support from your organization for you education is always validating. The Belcarz-Zeidler scholarship was significant to me, in part because it meant my union cares about my efforts to grow and learn, and also because it was a great help financially. I have now graduated, and what I learned has really been helpful to me in my work as a journalist.”

CMG’s parent union, CWA-Canada, is proud to offer these scholarships every year.

Applicants must write an essay, or submit an audio, video or other presentation (maximum five minutes), on one of the following topics:

– Why the Labour movement is important to Canadians today

– What social justice means and how we can achieve it.

CWA-Canada members as well as their children, grand-children, nieces, nephews, spouse or partner are eligible. Applicants must be entering a full-time program at a government-recognized institution (college, CEGEP, university or technical/vocational institute), and all programs are accepted.

The awards honour the work of two union activists John Belcarz and Dan Zeidler
Find out more about John and Dan’s contributions here.

Please submit your application by Monday, March 16, 2020

Additional information: CWA Canada – info@cwa-scacanada.ca , or 613-820-9777 (Ottawa)  / 1-877-486-4292 (toll-free).

Winners will be announced April 25, 2020.

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