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National Union's Scholarship Programs for 2015

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. Some scholarships may have additional requirements, as noted below.

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 2015 - 2016 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.

• Deadline: July 6, 2015
• The Tommy Douglas 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 2015 - 2016 and who are the children, grandchildren or foster children of a member of the 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.

• Deadline: July 6, 2015
• The Terry Fox Memorial Scholarship:  http://nupge.ca/sites/nupge.ca/files/documents/application_terry_fox_english.pdf

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 2015 - 2016 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.

• Deadline: July 6, 2015
• The Scholarship for Aboriginal Canadians

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 2015 - 2016 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.

• Deadline: July 6, 2015
• The Scholarship for Visible Minorities

More information:
• General information - NUPGE scholarships: http://nupge.ca/content/3706/national-unions-scholarship-program-2015
• For further information please phone (613) 228-9800 /  or e mail scholarship@nupge.ca (link sends e-mail)

National Union of Public and General Employees
15 Auriga Drive, Nepean, ON K2E 1B7 613-228-9800 phone 613-228-9801 fax




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