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Canadian Scholarship

The Canadian Scholarship is a Scholarship sponsored by Service Employees International Union (SEIU).

Award Information:

Amount of Scholarship: Minimum: $750
Application Deadline: February 2 (preliminary)
Requirements: One award is for English-speaking provinces and one for French-speaking province (Quebec). Applicant must be a SEIU member or the child of a member in good standing for three continuous years prior to the September that the award begins. In Quebec, applicant is eligible if enrolled in a two-year Career Choice Education Program followed by two years in a college or university; others must study at an accredited four-year college or university. Selection is based upon grades, special honors, and character reports.
Eligibility: College freshman, College sophomore

Sponsorship provided by:

Service Employees International Union (SEIU)
1313 L Street, NW
Washington, DC 20005
Phone Number: 202 639 7609

You can find out more by contacting:

SEIU Canadian Scholarship Committee
One Credit Union Drive
Toronto, M4A 2S6
Phone Number: 416 752 4073

It will help if you check out the latest information on the scholarship. Your best chance of obtaining money will follow from finding out the requirements from the start and then determining if you qualify. At the outset figure out the reason for involvement of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) and their reason for offering the Canadian Scholarship. If you are qualified, verify that you have the possibility to receive the scholarship. Upon determining that you have the possibility of actually being a recipient of the Canadian Scholarship, then it is worth it to put forth the effort to apply.

A crucial part in the process of trying for the scholarship is paying close attention to the application. Applications can sometimes be time consuming and tedious, but you shouldn't underestimate how important it is that your work was done precisely and completely. Use caution to insure that you will not get passed over on a technicality.

After the required forms have been mailed, it's important to know when the Canadian Scholarship distributes the money so that you can know if you will be able to count on the scholarship to assist with the expenses associated with school and how it will assist with your future, as there may be restrictions on what bills you can pay with the Canadian Scholarship. It can be difficult to find ways to handle all of your financial needs, and having the additional resources of the Canadian Scholarship to defray some of the costs can make things much easier. If you are not fortunate to receive the Canadian Scholarship, don't give up, you might find new scholarships and you may find success elsewhere.

Last Updated: 12/18/2015


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