CUPE Local 1908

CUPE 1908 awards several $1000 scholarships annually to learners wanting to expand their knowledge!

Applicants must:

  • Be a member of CUPE 1908, or be the child or ward of a member
  • Be planning to attend post-secondary or trade school during the application year
  • Show leadership in community involvement
  • Provide a letter of reference from a community advocate
  • Submit a 500-1000 word essay answering a few questions that will help us get to know you better

To apply, please download and fill out the CUPE 1908 Scholarship Application

Email your completed application along with all additional documents to:

Application Deadline: August 1 of the application year.


CUPE BC also offers scholarships; their information, for 2022, below.

Online Applications Open | Aubrey Burton/Reg Ford Scholarship | Aug 19, 2022

CUPE BC is now accepting applications online for the Aubrey Burton/Reg Ford Scholarship.   Scholarships are awarded on both a competitive and lottery basis based on the following criteria:

  • Parent, Guardian or Spouse of Applicant, or the Applicant her/himself must be a member in good standing of a CUPE Local affiliated to CUPE BC at the time of application.
  • Applicant must have completed Grade 12 in the current or previous calendar year.
  • Applicant must be entering first year of a recognized public postsecondary institution in BC. A copy of the acceptance letter from the admitting institution must be supplied.
  • Applicant must complete an online application form supported by copies of the Senior Secondary Statement Transcript and letter(s) of reference from school principal or counsellor.

Online Application Form: Click here

Application Deadline: August 19, 2022 (end of day)