We have a variety of scholarships available for application submission.  Please note that applicants must be a child of a member.  Scholarship application is now open and will be opne until Sept 2024.  Please check the May Chronicle for more information

Congrations the following students for the 2023 year!

$2,000 Thomas G. Ellis Memorial Scholarship – Daniel Lui

$1,000 CUPE Local 728 Scholarship – Hannah Sanchez

$500 CUPE Local 728 Scholarship – Rachit Kanda

$500 CUPE Local 728 Scholarship – Kaden Kajla


A memorial scholarship for two thousand dollars ($2,000.00) will be offered annually in the name of Thomas G. Ellis to the child of a member who has the highest average on graduation from a senior secondary school.  This scholarship award will be for further education.  A letter of application, including a copy of marks received by the applicant from the senior secondary school attended, and stating the name of the institute of further education, must be made to the Secretary-Treasurer prior to the deadline


A CUPE 728 Scholarship Awards of one thousand dollars ($1,000.00) to a child of a Local 728 member and, that academic standing be the criteria and that the presentation, when possible, be made at a regular Union meeting and, the application process be advertised in the Chronicle and, that payment of the scholarship be made on notification to the Union that the recipient is enrolled in a post-secondary education facility.


Two (2) CUPE 728 Scholarship Awards each for five hundred dollars ($500.00) to the child of a member and will be made annually by random draw.  All applications from secondary school graduates stating the name of the institute of further education will be eligible for the draw, exclusive of the successful recipients of the two preceding scholarship awards. 


Two (2) CUPE 728 Scholarship Awards for one thousand ($1000.00) each for students who identify as indigenous.”

Aubrey Burton/Reg Ford Memorial Scholarship

CUPE BC offers the Aubrey Burton/Reg Ford Memorial Scholarship annually to CUPE members, their spouses or their children. Four scholarships valued at $500 each are awarded to students entering their first year of Post-Secondary education.

Deadline is August 19, 2024