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HSA members eligible for NUPGE scholarship program

HSA REPORT MAGAZINE, DECEMBER 2016

NUPGE scholarships are open to the children, grandchildren or foster children of HSA 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 four scholarships, and for 2017, NUPGE has added the Brian Fudge Memorial Scholarship.

BRIAN FUDGE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

The Brian Fudge Memorial Scholarship for $1500 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 HSA member. It will be awarded for the best 750 – 1000 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 $1500 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 HSA member. It will be awarded for the best 750 – 1000 word essay on how Tommy Douglas contributed to making Canada a more just and equitable society.

TERRY FOX SCHOLARSHIP

The Terry Fox Memorial Scholarship for $1500 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 HSA. It will be awarded for the best 750 – 1000 word essay on the importance of quality public services in enhancing the quality of life of people with disabilities.

SCHOLARSHIPS FOR ABORIGINAL CANADIANS

The Scholarship for Aboriginal Canadians for $1500 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 HSA member. It will be awarded for the best 750 – 1000 word essay on the importance of quality public services in enhancing the quality of life of Aboriginal Canadians.

SCHOLARSHIPS FOR VISIBLE MINORITIES

The Scholarship for Visible Minorities for $1500 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 – 1000 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. The deadline for applications is July 7, 2017.

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