Each year, the 390,000-member National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE) offers scholarships hat reflect its pursuit of equal opportunity for workers.
The deadline for applications and essays is July 6, 2018.
"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
“We are delighted to offer these scholarships each year to recognize the outstanding talent of the youth of our province and our union." — Jerry Earle, NAPE President
"The contributions of these young people were so well written and filled with such insight that we hope this financial assistance will go some way to helping them achieve their dreams." — Larry Brown, NUPGE President
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.
Post secondary assistance is available for members of the Health Sciences Association of B.C. and their families.
Young Calgarian isn't letting learning disabilities — or a heavy workload at university— sink his dreams.
"We hope this financial assistance will go some way to helping these young people achieve their dreams." — James Clancy, NUPGE National President
Ten young people receive awards to help reduce costs associated with post secondary education.