Labour Scholarships

Greater Victoria CUPE Scholarship Fund

Greater Victoria CUPE Scholarship Applications will not be available in 2023 as the committee is under review.

CUPE BC Scholarships

CUPE BC offers the Aubrey Burton/Reg Ford Memorial Scholarship to CUPE members, their spouses or their children at a level of four scholarships of $500.00 each.

More info at CUPE BC

Sharyl Yore Award

“One or more awards are given to members of the University of Victoria Office and Technical and Child Care staff who hold a regular appointment, have completed their probationary period and are taking classes in order to pursue a UVic degree, diploma or certificate.

First preference will be given to Exempt staff and second preference is given to members of CUPE 951 whose tuition and book costs are not fully covered by benefits received from the Career Development Fund.”

Sharyl Yore Award application form available through Graduate Studies.

Other Awards, Bursaries, Grants, Scholarships, and financial aid options

In addition, there are often equity based financial awards available to assist members seeking union education or skills upgrades. Please check these resources or reach out to the Education Committee to see what might be available to help you meet your education goals: