Education

CUPE Nova Scotia Higgins Insurance Scholarship – Closed

Education Awards Application 2018 – Closed

Gareth Drinnan Education Award Application 2018 – Closed

The Muriel Duckworth Memorial Bursary – 2018-2019 – Closed (Please send application to the NSFL Office)

NSFL, CLC Bursary Application 2018-2019 – Closed (Please send application to the NSFL Office)

2018 Workshop Schedule:

The Education Committee of CUPE Local 1867, Nova Scotia Highway Workers Union, met on August 25th to award the Dan Morrison and the Gerald Mosher Education Awards in the amount of $1000 each as well as six bursaries in the amount of $500 each.

The eight winners are as follows:

  • Justin Webb – son of Tyson Webb, Unit 10
  • Sidney Oickle – daughter of Bob Oickle, Unit 9
  • Renee Verschuren – daughter of Arnoldus Vershuren, Unit 3
  • Jordan Ferguson – daughter of Glen Ferguson, Unit 3
  • Megan Fraser – daughter of Donnie Fraser, Unit 3
  • Holly Winsor – daughter of Terry Winsor, Unit 10

Jamie Long is the recipient of the Dan Morrison Memorial Educational Award of $1000.00 – daughter of John Long, Unit 18.

Natalie Rogers is the recipient of the Gerald Mosher Educational Award of $1000.00 – daughter of Norman Rogers, Unit 18.

Nova Scotia Federation of Labour Scholarship – K. K. Bell Memorial Bursary winner is Holly Winsor (Father works for Local 1867)

CUPE NS/Higgins Insurance Scholarship winner is Justine Webb (Father works for Local 1867)

2016 CUPE Winter & Spring Workshop Schedule

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The eight winners for the 2015 NS Highway Workers Education Awards are as follows:

    • Brandon Shute – son of Walter Shute, Unit 8
    • Daniel MacGregor – son of Donald MacGregor, Unit 4
    • Adrian Rowlings – son of Curley Rowlings, Unit 13
    • Martina Smith – daughter of Joyce Smith, Unit 5
    • Taylor Jollimore – daughter of Cory Bond, Unit 7
    • Chantal Berthier – daughter of Jerome Berthier, Unit 4

    Heather Bacon is the recipient of the Dan Morrison Memorial Educational Award of $1000.00 – daughter of Jason Bacon, Unit 9.

    Jessie Hallett is the recipient of the Gerald Mosher Educational Award of $1000.00 – daughter of Robert Hallett, Unit 5.

My dad asked me to pass along a photo of the Dalhousie Student Pharmacy Society (DSPS) of the College of Pharmacy award I won this past week, which describes the award itself.

Jessie Hallett

I’d also like to thank you and the rest of the CUPE 1867 for the bursary I received last year, as well as the one in 2013. It has been very helpful, and has allowed me to work fewer hours so that I can be more involved with non-class learning and social opportunities within the College. This year, I have been a student representative with the Dalhousie HOPES Clinic, which is currently connecting low income and marginalized members of the Halifax population with health information, and is working on opening a free health clinic once a week with care provided my students studying the health professions. I’ve also been volunteering at a local nursing home, involved with informing students about the changes in tuition, and participating in DSPS charity events such as skit night.  Thanks again!  Jessie

2015 CUPE Fall Workshop Schedule

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