Deadline for applications for the Ray Goodfellow Scholarship Fund is March 31, 2017.
The award is sponsored by the Crane Rental Association of Ontario and International Union of Operating Engineers, Local 793.
The award is named after the late Ray Goodfellow, owner of Whiskey Jack Cranes Inc. Ray was president of the Crane Rental Association of Ontario, a 24-year member of Local 793, and a management trustee on the union’s training and life and health benefits trust funds.
The scholarships are available to the dependents and grandchildren of employees of active members of the Crane Rental Association of Ontario working in the crane rental and concrete pump sectors.
Each year, a committee appointed by the Crane Rental Association of Ontario board of directors will determine the amount and number of scholarships to be awarded. Initially, two awards of $4,000 each will be awarded.
The scholarship recipient must be entering the first or subsequent year of a full-time course of study (at least two years in length) leading to a diploma, certificate or degree from any recognized public Canadian college or university
Eligible persons are able to apply more than once. However, once they have received a bursary they are no longer eligible to receive another award.
Applications must be supported by:
- Transcripts of high school/ post-secondary achievement, and
- Accompanied by a detailed letter of recommendation from an individual with personal academic knowledge of the candidate, outlining reasons why the bursary should be awarded.
Applicants must also submit an essay of 1,000 words on either:
- The reason(s) why the scholarship will be of assistance, or
- The impact of being a dependent of an active member of the Crane Rental Association of Ontario working in the crane rental and concrete pump sectors.
Click here to download an application.