Local 955 supports a program of scholarships and bursaries for students who are dependents of members in good standing with the International Union of Operating Engineers.
A) The total amount of each Scholarship is $5,000.00 to be paid over 2 consecutive years of academic study, in increments of $2500.00 per year. Recipients will receive $2,500.00 in the first year and $2,500.00 in the second consecutive year while attending a full-time program at an accredited post-secondary institution
B) To be eligible for the scholarship, applicants must provide IUOE Local 955 with: the N.B. Coutts Scholarship Application form, official transcripts of the most recent year of study including proof of satisfactory academic standing (High School Grades or GPA Score), confirmation of enrollment and course load list for the subsequent year of studies
C) The minimum course load must be 80% of a "full course" load as defined by the institution and indicated on the course load transcript or confirmation of enrollment
D) High School Applicants:
1) Core Subjects are English, Math, Social Studies and 1 Science
2) If applicants do not present a Science or Math, one of either a Fine Arts or Second Language subject may be substituted
E) Second Installment Requirements: Applicants will need to resubmit the N.B. Coutts Scholarship Application form, confirmation of enrollment transcripts, previous year's marks and upcoming course load