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The National Union's (NUPGE) Scholarships 2017

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. 
 
Each year, the National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE) offers scholarships that reflect its pursuit of equal opportunity for all workers. Historically there have been 4 scholarships open to the children, grandchildren or foster children of the National Union’s 370,000 members who are starting a post-secondary education. For 2017, NUPGE has added the Brian Fudge Memorial Scholarship.
 
The deadline for applications is July 7, 2017.Some scholarships may have additional requirements, as noted below.
 
Brian Fudge Memorial Scholarship
 
The Brian Fudge Memorial 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 2017 - 2018 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 their field of study in either policing, criminal justice services or health care in delivering public services to Canadians.
 
Tommy Douglas Scholarship
 
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 2017 - 2018 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.
 
Terry Fox Memorial Scholarship
 
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 2017 — 2018 and who are the children, grandchildren or foster children of a member of 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.
 
Scholarship for Aboriginal Canadians
 
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 2017 — 2018 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.
 
Scholarship for Visible Minorities
 
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 2017 — 2018 and who are the children, grandchildren 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.
 
For further information please phone (613) 228-9800 / or email scholarship@nupge.ca 
 
Apply to all programs here: http://nupge.ca/content/12999/national-unions-scholarship-program-2017
 
NUPGE: 
 
The National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE) is one of Canada's largest labour organizations with over 370,000 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. 
 



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