GSU Bursaries

GSU Bursaries 2018-04-26T09:13:03+00:00

A. F. Wood Bursary

Named after former member Art Wood

About the Bursary

The A. F. Wood Bursary is named after former member Art Wood who served as the Executive Secretary for the Component from 1970 up until he died in 1982. Art made enormous contribution unselfishly especially in the area of education for the membership and therefore it is particularly satisfying to see a student bursary named in his honour.

Jim Williams Bursary

Honours Brother Williams who passed away on November 6, 2001

About the Bursary

The Jim Williams Bursary is to honour Brother Williams who passed away on November 6, 2001. Jim’s working life was proof of his dedication to the labour movement. In 1977, Brother Williams joined the PSAC where he held the positions of Shop Steward, GLT Strike Captain, and President of UPWE Local 90011 before his election as Regional Vice-president in 1993. He held this position until the Merger Convention in 1999 where he was again elected as RVP Atlantic.

Bonnie Robichaud Bursary

Named after a woman who won a landmark sexual harassment case in the Supreme Court

About the Bursary

The Bonnie Robichaud Bursary is named after a woman who won a landmark sexual harassment case in the Supreme Court while serving in numerous positions in her Local. Sister Robichaud has received numerous awards from the National Action Committee on the Status of Women, Woman of Distinction Award from the YWCA; Award of Merit from the PSAC, and a Certificate of Appreciation for her contribution to the PSAC’s Women Program.
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