The National Union's scholarship program for 2014

Four awards of $1,500 given each year to children of NUPGE members

Each year, the National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE) offers four scholarships that reflect its pursuit of equal opportunity for all workers. They are open to the children of the National Union’s 340,000 members who are starting a post-secondary education.

The Tommy Douglas Scholarship for $1,500 is open to all students who plan to enter the first year of a Canadian public post-secondary education institution full-time in 2014 - 2015 and who are the children, grandchildren or foster children of a NUPGE member.

It will be awarded for the best 750 - 1,000 word essay on: How Tommy Douglas contributed to making Canada a more just and equitable society.

Deadline: June 30, 2014• The Tommy Douglas Scholarship pdfTommy Douglas application form pdf

The Terry Fox Memorial Scholarship for $1,500 is open to all students with disabilities who plan to enter the first year of a Canadian public post-secondary education institution full-time in 2014 - 2015 and who are the children, grandchildren or foster children of a member of the NUPGE.

It will be awarded for the best 750 - 1,000 word essay on: The importance of quality public services in enhancing the quality of life of people with disabilities.

Deadline: June 30, 2014• The Terry Fox Memorial Scholarship pdfTerry Fox application form pdf

The Scholarship for Aboriginal Canadians for $1,500 is open to all Aboriginal Canadian students who plan to enter the first year of a Canadian public post-secondary education institution full-time in 2014 - 2015 and who are the children, grandchildren or foster children of a NUPGE member.

It will be awarded for the best 750 - 1,000 word essay on: The importance of quality public services in enhancing the quality of life of Aboriginal Canadians.

Deadline: June 30, 2014• The Scholarship for Aboriginal Canadians pdfAboriginal Canadians application form pdf

The Scholarship for Visible Minorities for $1,500 is open to all visible minority students who plan to enter the first year of a Canadian public post-secondary education full-time in 2014 - 2015 and who are the children or foster children of a National Union of Public and General Employees member.

It will be awarded for the best 750 - 1,000 word essay on: The importance of quality public services in enhancing the quality of life of visible minorities.

Deadline: June 30, 2014• The Scholarship for Visible Minorities pdfVisible minorities application form pdf

More information:General information - NUPGE scholarships pdf• For further information please phone (613) 228-9800 /  or e mail scholarship@nupge.ca

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