Teamsters Canada Member Scholarship

sample photoThe Teamsters Canada Member Scholarship was specifically created for eligible members who wish to continue their education in their current field or expand into a different industry. Our scholarships are meant to help our members afford tuition for post-secondary institutions and certificate programs.

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Four $2,500 scholarships will be awarded.

By supporting you in your projects, we build leaders who are proud to belong to be Teamsters and ready to play an active role in society.


Eligibility Requirements 

Members must meet the following criteria at the time they submit their scholarship application:

Salaried employees of one or more Teamster bodies in Canada are not eligible. This includes, but is not limited to officers, union representatives, local union employees and business agents of Teamsters Canada, its joint councils, local unions, conferences or divisions. The spouses, parents and children of the above people are also excluded.

The Committee may decide not to give all or any scholarship if it does not receive enough applications which comply with the selection criteria.

Application Procedure  

Application forms can be downloaded here, and are available in all local unions, conferences or divisions of Teamsters Canada. Application forms are also available at the Teamsters Canada national office.

Applicants must complete the application form and send it with an essay of about 250 words, answering the following question: What are the benefits of being a Canadian Teamster member?

The Committee will have full discretion in evaluating applications to determine scholarship recipients. To ensure fairness when evaluating applications, among other criteria, the Committee will consider the following:  

The deadline is October 31st of each year. Send your application to

For more information, please contact Teamsters Canada.