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The Construction and Specialized Workers’ Union, Local 1611 is committed to providing education financial assistance to our membership and their families, including the Roland B. Gordon Scholarship which is awarded every year. Local 1611 provides yearly Education Awards to assist eligible students in furthering their post-secondary education, trade or apprenticeship.

The History of the Roland B. Gordon Memorial Scholarship

The Roland B. Gordon Memorial Scholarship was first offered in 1982. The Executive Board of the Construction and General Workers’ Union Local No. 602 established the scholarship fund upon the acceptance and wishes of the membership.

In addition, upon amalgamation in 1997, Local 1070’s Larry W. Pleasant’s Scholarship was incorporated into this fund.

The LiUNA Local 1611 Education Assistance applications for 2017 are now available. Application deadline is August 31, 2017. Click here to view and print the application.

Submit all Education Assistance applications and inquires to:
CSWU Local 1611 – LUC Committee
#222 – 2750 Quadra Street
Victoria, B.C. V8T 4E8
Phone: 250 382-1511 Fax: 250 382-8867

For further details regarding the Education Assistance Award or the application process, please email:

Vernie Reed Scholarship
A scholarship program for eligible members of the Laborers’ International Union has been established as a living memorial to the late W. Vernie Reed, General Secretary-Treasurer of the Laborers’ International Union.

Click HERE for further information regarding the Vernie Reed Scholarship.