The Canadian Centre for Health and Safety (CCOHS) is now accepting entries for the 2012-13 Dick Martin Scholarship Award.
Awarded annually, this $3,000 national scholarship is available to any student enrolled, either full-time or part-time, in an occupational health and safety related course or program leading to an occupational health and safety certificate, diploma or degree at an accredited college or university in Canada. Programs include mine safety, occupational or industrial health and safety, industrial hygiene, safety management or other related safety degree program.
The CCOHS Council of Governors established this scholarship fund in 2002 in the memory of Dick Martin, a tireless health and safety advocate and a pioneer of workplace health and safety in Canada.
To apply for the award, post secondary students are invited to submit a 1,000-1,200 word essay, cover letter and completed application form.
Deadline for Entries: Essays are to be received no later than 11:59 p.m. EST on January 31st of each year. Submissions received after the deadline will not be considered.