Young Worker Scholarship


All those who are under the age of 30 and are members, the spouse of members, or 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 attending or planning to enter a Canadian public, post-secondary education institution, 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

In what ways are unions still important in the contemporary workplace?

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