The National Union of Public and General Employees is offering four scholarships of $1,500 each to students who plan to enter the 1st year of a public, post-secondary educational institution full-time in 2017-2018 and who are children/grandchildren or foster children /grandchildren of a National Union Member. The four scholarships are as follows: Scholarship for Visible Minorities, Scholarship for Aboriginal Canadians, Terry Fox Memorial Scholarship, and Brian Fudge Memorial Scholarship.
Further information may be obtained at http://nupge.ca/content/12999/national-unions-scholarship-program-2017
There is also an essay contest that carries an award of $1,000. This contest can be found at http://nupge.ca/content/13286/new-themes-why-unions-matter-contest-2017.
Application forms are available in student services or can be downloaded from http://nupge.ca/content/12999/national-unions-scholarship-program-2017.
The deadline for applications is July 7, 2017.