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CCOHS now accepting scholarship applications

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CCOHS now accepting scholarship applications

HAMILTON, ONT. — The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) is inviting future health and safety advocates to submit their 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 an education in a field related to occupational health and safety.

Programs eligible for the scholarship include mine safety, occupational or industrial health and safety, industrial hygiene, safety management or other related safety degree program, indicates a release.

CCOHS will also award $500 to the academic institutions of each winning student.

To apply for the scholarship, students are required to submit a 1,200-word prevention or technical essay on one of two topics related to occupational health and safety.

The deadline is January 31, 2020.

“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,” said Anne Tennier, president and CEO at the CCOHS, in a statement.

“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.”

For more information scholarship rules, essay topics, criteria and other guidelines, visit www.ccohs.ca/scholarship.

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