Apply now for a CCU Bursary

Once again it gives us great pleasure to announce the call for the 2023 CCU-CSC Madeleine Parent & John St-Amand Bursaries

In total, 6 bursaries will be awarded: 2 from each CCU-CSC division (East/West & Central).

The bursaries, valued at $1,000 each, are intended for the dependent’s of CCU-CSC affiliate members currently pursuing post-secondary education (FW23)*

If applicable, please share this information and the application link widely with your membership lists:

The deadline to apply is Monday, October 9, 2023, by 4 pm.

The draw will take place on Sunday, October 15, 2023 at the CCU-CSC biennial convention in Halifax, NS.

*Shortly after, the winners will be contacted and asked to provide confirmation of post-secondary registration, and a 500-1000 word essay on the topic “What Does Unionism Mean to Me”.

An application in French is available upon request.

Please direct any questions or concerns to Dawn Burns via e-mail

 About the CCU

The Confederation of Canadian Unions (CCU) is the nation’s largest federation of independent labour unions. The CCU is dedicated to the establishment of a democratic, independent Canadian labour movement free of the influence of American-based international unions. NSUPE is an affiliate member of the CCU. For more information on the Confederation of Canadian Unions, please visit