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CAODC OHS Scholarship

The University of Fredericton is pleased to provide an annual scholarship program to their online, award-winning Certificate in Health, Safety and Environmental Processes program, in honour of Tim Downing and his contributions to the occupational health and safety profession. This scholarship will be awarded by CAODC.

This scholarship, originally offered in partnership with Don Sayers & Associates and continued through the University of Fredericton, is a token of our appreciation with respect to the level of commitment and excellence that Tim Downing brought to the health and safety profession. His dedication to professional development in the field, even in the face of unbearable hardship, was unwavering and we are proud to honour his memory with this award.

- Don Roy, President, University of Fredericton


Eligible applicants will be competing for one $6,920.00 bursary towards tuition and fees for the online Certificate in Health, Safety and Environmental Processes (CHSEP) offered by the University of Fredericton.

Who is Eligible?

Any CAODC drilling or service rig member employee who has a minimum of 12 months of on-the-job experience, and is currently employed as one of the following:

    • As a Motorhand, Derrickhand or Driller on a drilling rig;
    • As a Derrickhand or Operator on a service rig, or;
    • In a safety related position within the drilling or service rig member company.

Only full drilling and service rig members are eligible to apply. Subsidiary or affiliated divisions of drilling and service rig companies are not eligible to apply, nor are associate member companies.

How to Apply

Intake for scholarship submissions is now open!  To apply, please complete and submit the scholarship application to the CAODC office by Friday, April 28, 2017 


The CAODC OHS Scholarship is a partnership between CAODC and the University of Fredericton.

University of Fredericton