Scholarship for Black Students


This is for Black students who are children or grandchildren (including foster children or grandchildren) or legal wards of a current or retired member of a Component, or a Component's affiliate, of the National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE) and are planning to enter the 1st year of a Canadian public, post-secondary education program, full-time, in 2022/23 are eligible to apply.


The winner will be determined based on a 750-to-1,000-word essay on this year’s topic. Marks are allocated for presentation and adherence to the topic.

The online application form must be completed and used to submit the essay.

Essay topic

Describe the contributions of 2 trailblazers of African descent (past or contemporary) and how these have benefited you as a person.

Award amount
Application deadline
5 pm (EDT), Friday, August 12, 2022
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