Canada is committed to protecting the welfare and quality of life of
its members and of society.
The purpose of this scholarship
program is to offer financial aid to members so they can reach their
career goals and thereby advance in their personal life. By
supporting our members in their projects, we build leaders, proud to
belong to our organization and ready to play an active role in
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Scholarship Brochure |
Scholarship application forms are available in all local unions,
conferences or division of Teamsters Canada and at the Teamsters
Canada head office as well. They can also be
downloaded here or from the website teamsters.ca.
Applicants must complete the application form and send it with an
essay of about 250 words, answering the following question: What
are the benefits of being a Canadian Teamster member?
The deadline for completing and submitting applications for the
scholarships is October 31st of each year, as evidenced by the date
Scholarships will be awarded to students enrolled in regular
(college, CEGEP, university, etc.) and vocational training programs.
A total of $10 000 will be awarded divided into four bursaries of $2
Scholarships will be paid out to registered recipients who are
starting or are undergoing training. The payment will be made after
the withdrawal deadline. In case of withdrawal, no payment will be
The deadline to inform the applicants about the Committee's
decision is December 1st.
Members must meet the following criteria at the
time they submit their scholarship application:
have been an active Teamsters Canada member
for at least 12 consecutive months prior to applying;
have paid their union dues for the 12
months prior to applying;
be enrolled as of October 31st in a regular
training program at a college, CEGEP or university, or in a
recognized vocational training program. (truck driving school,
welding school, etc.)
Salaried employees of one or more Teamsters
bodies in Canada are not eligible. This includes, but is not limited
to officers, union representatives, local union employees and
business agents of Teamsters Canada, its joint councils, local
unions, conferences or divisions. The spouses, parents and children
of the above people are also excluded.
The Committee may decide not to give all or any
scholarship if it does not receive enough applications which comply
with the selection criteria.
Evaluation of Applications
evaluating applications to determine scholarship recipients. To
ensure fairness when evaluating applications, among other criteria,
the Committee will consider the following:
- The geographic breakdown of recipients across Canada;
- The financial situation of applicants;
- The number of scholarships already awarded to the candidate
under the program in the past;
- Union implication;
- The quality of the essay.
Send Your Application to:
Laval, Qc H7T 2S3
For more information, please
contact Teamsters Canada.