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Explore our latest promotions, discover a variety of scholarships, and learn how you could qualify for financial support. Whether you're starting your career or looking for advanced training, our programs are designed to empower your professional journey in safety and health.


Learn about these awards to help cover the cost of our OHS programs.

One award of $500 will be presented annually to a student registered in the last half of UNB's Occupational Health and Safety certificate program.

Preference will be given to self-identified diversity applicants who meet the eligibility and selection criteria requirements.


To be eligible for the SaskPower Safety Award, a student must:

  • Be able to demonstrate strong academic achievement.
  • Have an academic standing of at least 70% average in completing the first 6 courses (first half) of the Health, Safety, and Environmental Processes certificate program.
  • Be enrolled in the second half (last 5 courses) of the Health, Safety and Environmental Processes certificate program.
  • Be a Saskatchewan resident. You are considered a Saskatchewan resident if any of the following is true: you have always lived in Saskatchewan; you or your spouse filed a Saskatchewan income tax return for the last tax year; or, your parents filed a Saskatchewan tax return for the last tax year.

Selection criteria

Award applicants will be evaluated based on:

  • Academic achievement (worth 70% of overall scoring)
  • Leadership qualities and balanced lifestyle (i.e. Community involvement, participation in extra-curricular activities) (worth 30% of overall scoring)

Application deadline: Sept. 30 of each year

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This award is equal to the approximate value of a Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety or Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety course.

We give out a maximum of five (5) awards a year with two awarded in winter, one in summer and two in fall.


  • Awarded to students who are enrolled in the Certificate or Advanced Diploma in Occupational Health & Safety at UNB Fredericton.
  • Recipients must be residents of New Brunswick.
  • A student may hold no more than one Occupational Health and Safety Award within a calendar year.

Deadlines to apply: Jan. 31 for winter, May 31 for summer and Sept. 30 for fall.

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If you're pursing a career in OHS, consider applying for these scholarships.

The Chad Bradley Scholarship was established to honour the memory of Governor Catherine (Chad) Bradley, who passed away in 2018.

Awarded annually, this $3,000 national scholarship is available to women pursuing careers in the field of occupational health and safety.

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Every year, in memory of Dick Martin, the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health & Safety awards the Dick Martin Scholarship.

Three $3000 scholarships are given to students enrolled in an OHS-related course or program from an accredited college or university.

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