THE NHU SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
The NHU Scholarship Program is overseen by the Standing Committee on Honours and Awards. Information on the scholarships offered, guidelines and an application form can be seen below.
Scholarship recipients for the most recent year can be viewed HERE.
The National Health Union offers four scholarships each year.
• Two scholastic scholarships in the amount
of $3,000 each.
• One scholarship to an apprenticeship
program in the amount of $3,000.
• One scholarship to a member returning to
school on a full-time basis, in the amount
2017 GUIDELINES AND APPLICATION FORMS
The 2017 documents will be posted when available.
Applications for our scholarships are invited each year by means of a notification issued by the NHU and posted on our Web site. Guidelines and applications forms, at that time, may be downloaded below:
2017 NHU Scholarship Guidelines
2017 NHU Scholarship Application Form
The application forms clearly state what documentation is to be included. Hard-copy application forms are also available on request from your Local President.
DEADLINE FOR SUBMITTING APPLICATIONS
A completed application form, along with ALL REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION, must be received at the NHU National Office no later than the end of business on the due date. The due date is announced each year. The deadline for receipt of documentation for our 2017 scholarships will be announced on our Web site.
The mailing address of our National Office is: Suite 1202, 233 Gilmour Street, Ottawa, ON K2P 0P2.
ANNOUNCEMENT OF SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS
Announcement of the annual winners of NHU Scholarships will be posted as news articles on our Web site.
The National Health Union reserves the right to withhold granting of any scholarship award if no applicant is deemed to possess the necessary standing, or for other valid reasons.
As well, scholarship awards shall only be made to students who has received any other awards (other than Bursaries and/or Government Scholarships) totalling $2,000 or more.
Our most recent scholarship winners can be seen below. Each person submitted a 500-word essay, written in their choice of official language, on the following topic:
“One in five Canadians will experience a mental health disability. What can unions do to support good mental health in the workplace?