Bursary Program Application Form

Bursary Program. Deadline for ... Glazing installation and/or fabrication apprentice program. These bursaries can be ... possess trade aptitude. ... Provide a copy of your transcript – if you are coming directly from high school. Criteria for ... Application check list – make sure you have included all the items that is applicable: ❑.
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GLAZING CONTRACTORS ASSOCATION OF BC

Bursary Program

Deadline for submissions is December 1 of every year

Promoting the interests of glazing contractors, suppliers and consultants in BC

Glazing Contractors Association of BC

Glazing Contractors Association of British Columbia

The Glazing Contractors Association of BC Bursary Program The GCABC members have raised funds this year to award bursaries. There are a limited number of bursaries available. These bursaries are available to persons interested in pursuing a career in the following area:

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Glazing installation and/or fabrication apprentice program

These bursaries can be applied to any of the three levels of training required to achieve your journeyperson status. Bursaries will be paid directly to the institute providing the education and will be allocated towards your tuition. Students are required to be a registered apprentice. Candidates should possess trade aptitude. NOTE: GCABC will pay the costs for your intuition. There are two apprentice training centers in BC. Each has their own pricing. You will note there is no dollar value quoted in this application. The award will depend on the intuition fees required by each provider and will be allocated accordingly. NOTE: GCABC will also indenture anyone who is not currently employed in the glazing industry. This is applicable for Level I training only. This will ensure you eligible to apply for an apprentice number with the Industry Training Authority.

Application Checklist

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Type or neatly print responses on the application form. Attachments to the application: (a) Cover letter introducing yourself. (b) Verification of your acceptance as an apprentice. i) You can get this number from the Industry Training Authority. ii) If you have applied for this number and are waiting for ITA response please indicate this in your covering letter. Your number must be received prior to acceptance if this bursary is awarded to you. (c) Verification of acceptance to educational institute providing the apprenticeship training. (d) Essay – please discuss why you feel you require this scholarship. Why you want to enter the glazing industry. The essay must be typed, double spaced and no more than two pages. (e) Provide two letters of recommendation; one letter of which should be from the applicant’s employer or supervisor the other letter can be from someone you know personally. Both letters should address the applicants overall character, trade aptitude and academic potential. (f) Provide a copy of your transcript – if you are coming directly from high school.

Criteria for Selection The selection committee will evaluate each applicant according to the following criteria established by the GCABC. • • •

Glazing apprentice Financial need Employment

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Community service/school activities/volunteering Essay

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Bursary Application Form Name: Address:

Home Phone:

Email:

High School (if applicable) Apprentice Number Counselor name and contact number (if applicable) Name of educational institute providing glazing apprentice training you attend or plan to attend:

Father’s Annual Income (if applicable): Mother’s Annual Income (if applicable): Your Annual Income:*

*Note: If you no longer live with your parents you do not need to report your parents income, but you must report your income.

Employment History Briefly outline your employment history or attach a current resume

Volunteer and Community Involvement List in order of importance to you, three organizations (community, civic, religious, social, athletic, etc) where you have volunteered 1. 2. 3. Application continued on next page

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In these community activities, what have you accomplished that you think is important.

Application check list – make sure you have included all the items that is applicable: ‰ ‰ ‰ ‰ ‰

Completed application Work history or resume Cover letter Apprentice number Proof of Annual Income

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Verification of acceptance to training facility Transcript – if applicable 2 letters of recommendation Essay

Waiver I hereby confirm that all information provided on this application is correct and I understand that any false information automatically disqualifies me from eligibility. I agree to notify the Glazing Contractors Association of BC immediately when my educational program is interrupted or changed in any manner that might jeopardize the interest of the scholarship award. I hereby give the Glazing Contractors Association of BC permission to share this information for the purpose of recruitment, public relations and reports.

Signature of Applicant

Signature of Parent/Guardian (if applicable)

Date

Date

Return application by mail to: Glazing Contractors Association of BC PO Box 213 Surrey, BC V3T 4W8 Or by fax to 1.866.253.9979 If you have any questions please call 604.588.0245