Scholarships | National Union of Public and General Employees


Each year, the National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE) offers scholarships that reflect its pursuit of equal opportunity for all workers.

To view the criteria for the scholarships and to download an application, please view the National Union's scholarship program for 2020.

For further information please phone (613) 228-9800 or email

News on NUPGE Scholarships

July 5, 2017

People have until the end of the day on Friday August 4, 2017 to apply.

May 31, 2016

NUPGE scholarships are open to the children, grandchildren or foster children of the National Union’s 370,000 members who are starting a post-secondary education. 

December 10, 2015

Post secondary assistance is available for members of the Health Sciences Association of B.C. and their families.

November 30, 2015

Young Calgarian isn't letting learning disabilities — or a heavy workload at university— sink his dreams.

October 2, 2015

"We hope this financial assistance will go some way to helping these young people achieve their dreams." — James Clancy, NUPGE National President

February 9, 2015

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

October 24, 2014

Stephanie Smith, President of the B.C. Government and Service Employees' Union (BCGEU/NUPGE) presents a $1500 cheque to Victoria Vargas for her essay on how quality public services enhance the quality of life for visible minorities.