"Once again we were inspired by the young people who entered. Their essay entries were wide ranging and, in some cases, quite poignant and filled with insight. We hope that our financial assistance will go some way to helping the young persons selected achieve their dreams." — Larry Brown, NUPGE President
post secondary education
Post secondary assistance is available for members of the Health Sciences Association of B.C. and their families.
Ten young people receive awards to help reduce costs associated with post secondary education.
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.
Four awards of $1,500 given each year to children of NUPGE members