Ten young people receive awards to help reduce costs associated with post secondary education.
Charlottetown (12 Jan. 2015) — Each year, the PEI Union of Public Sector Employees (PEIUPSE/NUPGE) proudly awards a scholarship and nine bursaries to students attending college or university.
PEIUPSE/NUPGE recognizes the power of education
PEIUPSE/NUPGE believes in the power of education and understands the importance of working towards a degree or professional designation. PEIUPSE/NUPGE’s bursary and scholarship program helps reduce some of the economic burden that students face. Jillian MacIntyre is the winner of the Laurie Jenkins Scholarship for 2014 valued at $1000. Jonathan Murphy is the winner of the Julie MacKay Bursary for 2014 valued at $500. All other bursaries are valued at $500.
Left to right: Chrissy Murphy (Chair, Public Relations and Recreation/Convention Committee), Michael Zimmerman, Debbie Bovyer (President, PEIUPSE), Tara MacKey, Tina MacKey, Hana Stevenson, Jillian MacIntyre, Avery Judson, and Kailee MacWilliam.
NUPGE scholarships available for students entering post-secondary education
Additonally, 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, grandchildren or foster children of the National Union’s 340,000 members who are starting a post-secondary education. Criteria and requirements can be found on the scholarship section of the National Union's website.
The National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE) is one of Canada's largest labour organizations with over 340,000 members. Our mission is to improve the lives of working families and to build a stronger Canada by ensuring our common wealth is used for the common good. NUPGE