The CUPE NS website has information for several awards, scholarships, and bursaries for CUPE affiliated members. The deadline to apply is April 15.
The awards are:
- Two $1,000 CUPE Higgins Insurance Scholarships for members or children of members attending university in 2020-2021;
- Two Occupational Health and Safety Awards to an individual and a committee for significant contributions to health and safety;
- $1,000 Rocky Jones Bursary for an African or Indigenous Nova Scotian student;
- Steward of the Year Award;
- Barb Kowlaski Literacy Award for individuals or locals that promote literacy within their union, workplace and or community. There are two awards available annually: one for an individual member and one for a Local Union.