Bursaries and Scholarships

CUPE policy supports a truly public post-secondary education system – one with no economic barriers to education. Until that happens, some CUPE locals have set up bursary programs for their members children to help them attend a college or university. Check out the different opportunities for the children of CUPE 556 members.

CUPE Local 556 (for all Members)
CUPE Local 556 offers a $1000 bursary to the children of eligible CUPE members. The application form contains eligibility rules and application steps.
2022 CUPE Local 556 bursary application form (for all Units use)

CUPE Local 556 (CVRD Unit Members only)
The CVRD Unit of CUPE Local 556 offers a $500 bursary to the children of eligible CVRD Unit CUPE members. The application form contains eligibility rules and application steps.
2022 CVRD Unit bursary application form

CUPE BC – Aubrey Burton / Reg Ford Memorial Scholarship
Link to Application

City of Courtenay
Bursaries are provided by the City (not the union). Here is a link for more information http://www.courtenay.ca/EN/main/community/city-of-courtenay-bursary.html