Tertiary Scholarship Program

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CPSU in conjunction with G&C Mutual Bank provide a tertiary scholarship program each year, awarding $1,000 per year to support those members and their families attempting a suitable tertiary course with a demonstrated need.

A scholarship will be awarded in two categories with a total of $1,000 per year in each.

Assessment Criteria

A Scholarship for Members Children

  1. The parent must have been a financial member of CPSU for at least the past 2 years.
  2. Applicant must be 25 years or younger.
  3. Must be enrolled in a tertiary course approved by CPSU.
  4. Additional consideration will be given to candidates who undertake a course, which includes units related to union interests, e.g. Industrial Relations, Politics, Dispute Resolution, Psychology, and Sociology as detailed in the course outline.
  5. Preference will be given to applicants who do not currently hold another scholarship.
  6. To maintain the scholarship, proof of satisfactory completion of each academic year must be forwarded to the CPSU.  Where progress has not been satisfactory, consideration may be given to exceptional circumstances affecting progress.

Applications should include, in addition to personal details and proof of enrolment: Written essay (maximum 500 words) outlining what it would mean to win the scholarship (or an equivalent submission in another media form).  Any supporting evidence, i.e. references from teachers or other community leaders, activities in community services, political groups, demonstration of willingness to complete the course.

A Scholarship for Members Studies

  1. The applicant must have been a financial member of CPSU for at least the past 2 years.
  2. Enrolled in a tertiary course approved by CPSU.
  3. Additional consideration will be given to candidates who undertake a course, which includes units related to union interests, e.g. Industrial relations, Politics, Dispute Resolution, Psychology, and Sociology as shown in the course outline.
  4. Preference will be given to applicants who do not currently hold another scholarship.
  5. To maintain the scholarship, proof of satisfactory completion of each academic year must be forwarded to CPSU. Where progress has not been satisfactory, consideration may be given to exceptional circumstances affecting progress.

Applications should include, in addition to personal details and proof of enrolment: Written essay (maximum 500 words) outlining what it would mean to win the scholarship (or an equivalent submission in another media form). Any supporting evidence, i.e. references from teachers or other community leaders, activities in community services, political groups, demonstration of willingness to complete the course.


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