The GPMC | NMC offers twenty-five (25), two-thousand dollar ($2000) bursaries to assist members of Canada’s Building Trade Unions children with the cost of their post-secondary education.
If your parent is a member of one of Canada’s construction and building trade unions whose local union has within its jurisdiction a General Presidents’ Maintenance Agreement or a National Maintenance Agreement you are eligible to apply.
Who can apply?
Children attending a post-secondary academic institution on a full-time basis.
Their parents must be a member to one of Canada’s Construction & Building Trades Unions where their Local Union has within its jurisdiction a General Presidents’ Maintenance Agreement and/or National Maintenance Agreement.
Contest Opens on September 15, 2023.
Application Deadline is November 30, 2023.
A random lottery to select bursary recipients will be held upon contest closing. Winners will be posted on this website and cheques mailed shortly thereafter.
Twenty-five (25) bursaries allocated across the following provinces:
Fifteen (15) for Western Canada
Ten (10) for Eastern Canada
Using this website eligible applicants are required to:
Fill out and submit the electronic application form available below.
Upload proof of registration and/or enrollment as a full-time student at a post-secondary institution for the 2023-2024 academic school year.
Bursary Contest Submission Form
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Terms and Conditions
These terms and conditions (“Terms”) outline the guidelines and requirements for the GPMC/NMC Educational Bursary Program (“Bursary Program”) provided by General Presidents’ Maintenance Committee for Canada/National Maintenance Council for Canada (“Organization”). By applying for and accepting the bursary, you (“Applicant” or “Recipient”) agree to comply with these Terms.
The Bursary Program is open to full-time undergraduate students enrolled in accredited institutions on a full-time basis for the 2023-2024 educational year.
Applicant’s parent(s) must be a member of one of Canada’s Construction & Building Trades Unions where their Local Union has within its jurisdiction a General Presidents’ Maintenance Agreement and/or National Maintenance Agreement to qualify for consideration.
Applicants must submit a complete and accurate application form by the specified deadline.
All required supporting documents, such as transcripts, recommendation letters, and financial information, must be submitted as part of the application.
Incomplete or late applications will not be considered.
Recipients will be selected based on a random lottery following the contest deadline.
Bursary Amount and Distribution:
The bursary amount of two thousand dollars ($ 2,000) each will be distributed to twenty-five (25) qualified applicants. Fifteen (15) applicants will be selected from Western Canada and ten (10) will be selected from Eastern Canada.
The bursary amount will be disbursed via cheque.
Recipients agree that the Organization may use their names, photographs, and any related information for publicity purposes related to the Bursary Program.
By applying for the Bursary Program, you acknowledge that you have read, understood, and agreed to these Terms and Conditions.