Monday, June 7, 2021

New National Union Scholarship and Application Process

The National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE) – of which the New Brunswick Union is a member - is pleased to announce a new, the Scholarship for Black Students. It will come with an award of $2,500 that is similar to its other scholarships.
The essay question will be: Describe the contributions of two trailblazers of African descent, past or contemporary, and how it has benefited you as a person.
This brings the total number of annual NUPGE scholarships to eight as follows:
• Brian Fudge Memorial Scholarship
• Scholarship for Black Students
• Scholarship for Indigenous Students
• Scholarship for LGBTQI2S Students
• Scholarship for Students of Colour
• Terry Fox Memorial Scholarship
• Tommy Douglas Scholarship
• Young Worker Scholarship - two to be awarded

Applications for the scholarships are now online and can be accessed at More information about entry requirements can also be found on the web page. Please note that the cut-off date for applications is July 5, 2021.