2023 National Bursary Program

The TCRC National Executive Board recognizes the importance of education and in 2008 established an annual bursary program.

Program details

  1. Twenty (20) bursaries are awarded annually valued at five hundred dollars ($500.00) each. 
  2. Each bursary is paid directly to the Canadian Post Secondary Education Institution.
  3. A spouse, child or grandchild of an active TCRC Member is eligible to apply for the annual bursary.
  4. Bursaries are not available to family members of National Officers or staff.
  5. Each application for a bursary must be accompanied by a 500 word essay, typed, double spaced and 12 font size.
  6. Bursary is not carried over to the next year.
  7. Eligible applicant must be enrolled and accepted into a recognized and certified Canadian Post Secondary Education Institution.
  8. Deadline for applications is May 31 annually. The application and essay must be received by mail or email in Ottawa by the May 31 deadline.
  9. All decisions on the selection of successful applicants are final.

Subject of the essay: 

‘‘In today’s society and work environment, unionized workers are becoming less interested in being involved in work related issues outside the workplace and disengaging when not at the work location. What initiatives can labour unions develop to inspire, engage, represent, and unite their memberships?’’

Complete this application, attach a student prepared essay and mail or fax to:

TCRC National Bursary Program
Suite 1510 - 130 Albert Street Ottawa, ON
K1P 5G4
Fax: (613) 235-1069

Email: info@teamstersrail.ca