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Apply now for an HSA Scholarship to the VIRTUAL 2021 Canadian Labour Congress Winter School

2021 Canadian Labour Congress Winter School (VIRTUAL)

One of Canada's best labour schools, for the first time ever virtually in January and February 2021.

The CLC Winter School offers a wide variety of four-day, quality labour-oriented courses. To support HSA's ability to represent HSA members effectively and help build a stronger union, members can apply to take courses chosen to meet these objectives.

For dates and course information, please see Information Sheet.

HSA offers a number of scholarships which cover reimbursement for wages, registration, and dependent care. HSA members can apply for an HSA Scholarship by completing the on-line registration.  The CLC Winter School will be listed under 'Other Events'. Registration deadline is midnight on Friday, December 4, 2020.  Please contact Ashley Lopez for further information.

Please note that HSA CLC Winter School scholarships are popular, and more applications are usually received than can be accommodated.

If you are approved for an HSA scholarship, you will be contacted by HSA with further details on the child care.

In addition to the above, the Political Action Committee, through the Political Action Fund, will support one member taking Unions in the Community course. Members wishing to apply to the political action fund must submit an essay to the Political Action Committee. The essay:  In 2050 words or less, explain how you will use this course to advance your political action within your community or within your union.

Other scholarships:

The Frank Wall Development Scholarship offers HSA members interested in attending the Parliamentary Procedure and Public Speaking course another scholarship opportunity for attending this course. Please send completed application to HSA for union authorization and HSA will send to the CLC on your behalf. This requires an additional essay as required by this particular scholarship.

The Community Savings Scholarship offers HSA members interested in attending the Young Workers in Action course another scholarship opportunity for attending this course. Please send completed application to HSA for union authorization and HSA will send to Community Savings on your behalf. This requires an additional essay as required by this particular scholarship.

Donna Sheaves Memorial Scholarship; The Canadian Union of Public Employees, Local 402 has established through the BC Federation of Labour a Memorial Scholarship for a union woman to attend the “Women in leadership” course at the Canadian Labour Congress Harrison Winter School.  Please contact the BC Federation of Labour if you have any questions about this scholarship at 604-430-1421.This requires an additional essay as required by this particular scholarship.

Members that have attended CLC Winter School within the last three years are not eligible. 

Registration Deadline: Midnight on Friday December 4.

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