Scholarship Available for Occupational Health and Safety Students in Canada

October 5, 2017 – Hamilton, ON – Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS)

Today, the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) announced they are now accepting applications for the 2018 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. A $500 award will also be provided to each of the winning students’ academic institutions. Applications are open until 11:59 p.m. EST, January 31, 2018 and the winners will be announced during North American Occupational Safety and Health (NAOSH) Week in May 2018.

Who can apply?
The Dick Martin Scholarship Award is available to post-secondary students enrolled either a full-time or part-time program leading to an occupational health and safety certificate, diploma, or degree from an accredited Canadian college or university. Programs include mine safety, occupational or industrial health and safety, industrial hygiene, safety management or other related safety program.

To apply for the scholarship, post-secondary students are invited to submit a 1,200 word essay on one of two topics related to occupational health and safety. Applicants can review the scholarship rules, essay topics, criteria, and other guidelines at

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