Eligibility to Enter
To apply you must be a child or grandchild (including foster child or foster grandchild) or a legal ward of a current or retired member of a Component or a Component's affiliate of the National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE). Note that, the Young Worker Scholarship is also open to members of NUPGE's Components and their affiliates.
You must also fill in an online application form and include an original 750-to-1000-word essay. Each scholarship has a unique essay topic that changes every year. Emailed, mailed, or faxed applications will not be accepted.
Each scholarship may also have additional eligibility requirements.
All of the Scholarship deadlines have passed (Friday, August 13, 2021). But the Why Unions Matter contest is still running.