Jack Layton Scholarships

Jack Layton Scholarships

The Ontario Federation of Labour in partnership with AIL Canada is seeking
applications for the annual OFL/AIL Post-Secondary Scholarships.
Two OFL members or their children will be selected to receive a scholarship
in the amount of $2,500 to support them as they enter their first year of post-secondary
education in September, 2016.
Eligible candidate must:
 Be a current member, or the child of a member, of a local union affiliated to the OFL;
 Be enrolled for September, 2016 to enter their first year of full time study (leading to a diploma or certificate) at a public Ontario community college or the first year of an undergraduate program (leading to a degree) at a publically funded Ontario university;
 Not have prior post-secondary studies; and
 Be currently enrolled or not more than two years out of secondary school.
The criteria for selection of the scholarship winners will be based on:
1. An original essay, poster or video submission on the topic outlined in this year’s application package.
2. A brief resumé outlining non-academic interests and activities, such as community or political involvement as well as goals for the future.
3. Evidence of understanding of the role and significance of the Canadian labour movement.
The deadline for receipt of applications is July 10, 2016
An application form can be found online at www.ofl.ca/index.php/scholarships.
This year’s scholarship winners will be announced in August, 2016.

If you have questions or require further information, please contact Unifor Local 6004 (613-565-2004 or info@unifor6004.ca )