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Post-Secondary Entrance Scholarship

2018 Post Secondary Scholarships

Trades NL understand that education is important to our members and their families, which is why each year we offer a number of opportunities to support them financially.


This year, five (5) $2,000 university/trades scholarships will be awarded to a dependent of a Trades NL Member.


  • Must be a dependent of a member of one of the 16 NL Building Trades Unions;
  • A dependent would include a child, grandchild, or partner;
  • A resident of Newfoundland & Labrador;
  • Completed high school; and
  • Enrolled full-time for the Fall 2018 academic term at a recognized post-secondary institution.

Application Requirements

  • 2018 Trades NL Post-Secondary Scholarship application form;
  • Resume;
  • Official high school transcript of your final year marks;
  • Acceptance letter or enrollment confirmation from post-secondary institution;
  • Two (2) letters of reference; and
  • 250 words essay on one (1) of the following topics: (essays will be printed)
    • The impact that being a dependent of a trades union member has had on the applicant’s life
    • The importance of trade union principles
      Note: essays may be used by Trades NL for newsletters, advertising and digital media


Submit completed applications to: 80 Mews Place, St. John’s, NL, A1B 4M3 or email: info@tradesnl.com

Deadline for submission of applications is September 30, 2018

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