Future Health and Safety Advocates Invited to Apply for National Scholarship

October 8, 2019 – Hamilton, ON – Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS)

The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) is now accepting applications for the 2020 Dick Martin Scholarship Award

CCOHS will award two scholarships worth $3,000 each to one university student and one college student pursuing their education in a field related to occupational health and safety. Examples of programs eligible for this scholarship include mine safety, occupational or industrial health and safety, industrial hygiene, safety management or other related safety degree program. CCOHS will also award $500 to the academic institutions of each winning student. 

Students wishing to apply for the scholarship are required to submit a 1,200-word prevention or technical essay on one of two topics related to occupational health and safety. Applications are open until 11:59 p.m. EST, January 31, 2020. Scholarship rules, essay topics, criteria, and other guidelines are available on the CCOHS website: www.ccohs.ca/scholarship.


“Every year, we look forward to supporting and generating interest in the occupational health and safety field by offering these scholarships to passionate and deserving students across Canada. We are excited to see what the future holds for this next generation of health and safety advocates and I offer the best of luck to all who apply.”

- Anne Tennier, President and Chief Executive Officer at the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS)

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