Scholarship Application Deadline is July 30, 2012

The CBTU Ontario Canada Chapter is accepting applications for its annual Ann Newman Scholarship Fund.

The Scholarship is awarded in honour of Ann Newman, a labour and community activist and was established to provide partial scholarships to youth in the Black community pursuing a post-secondary education. One scholarship will be awarded to the successful applicant as chosen by the Fund’s Selection Committee. The scholarship will be $1,000. In the event that 2 applicants are equally qualified, 2 scholarships will be awarded of $500 each.

For full details, including selection criteria and registration please download the form and instructions.

Deadline for submissions is July 30th and should be sent directly to CBTU Ontario Chapter, c/o Janice Gairey.

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The Executive Board would like to Thank Janice Gairey for her endless work on the CBTU Canada Executive Board as President, Board member, and retired worker, and she was instrumental in advocating for Global African Workers. Janice is a phenomenal Leader who still does so much meaningful work in communities, labour bodies, and of course here at CBTU. Janice has decided to step away from the Executive Board to enjoy her well-deserved retirement. JaniceYour CBTU Family loves and adores you. THANK YOU FOR EVERYTHING.

 

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