♦ Candidate(s) must be in the immediate family of a C.U.P.E. MEMBER (son, daughter, step-son, stepdaughter,grandchild foster child) in good standing of Local #606 (Cowichan).
♦ To be awarded to graduating student(s) who will be proceeding to post-secondary education
(vocational, technical or academic training)
♦ Completion of C.U.P.E. # 606 Bursary Application Form, accompanied by a personal letter to
include involvement in such things as community or school groups for the past four years; leadership,
membership in organizations, teams, etc., and personal interests – (i.e., athletics, music, etc.).
♦ Letters of reference from respected members of the community to be attached to application form (i.e.
school counsellor AND team coach, employer, etc.).
♦ A personal interview may be requested of the student by the Bursary Committee if all other conditions
are equal between applicants. The student may be accompanied by a school counsellor or other staff
member if desired.
♦ Upon proof of registration, the bursary will be payable to the institution of the student’s choice, to be
claimed within 18 months of graduation. A further extension may be granted upon special written
request for extenuating circumstances.
♦ The decision regarding the number of bursaries and/or amounts is final as determined by the Bursary
BURSARY – $ 500
Contact Person
Ms. PhyllisThurlow, Bursary Committee Chairman
c/o Bench Elementary


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