Terry Fox Memorial Scholarship

Amount: $2500

Number Available: 1

Deadline: Friday, July 7, 2023

Each year, the 390,000-member National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE) offers 9 scholarships of $2,500 each, that reflect its pursuit of equal opportunity for workers. The Terry Fox Memorial Scholarship is one of those and is specific to students with disabilities. The National Union of Public and General Employees is an affiliate of the Canadian Labour Congress and a member of the Public Services International.


All children/grandchildren (including foster children/grandchildren), with disabilities, of National Union of Public and General Employees’ current/retired members who plan to enter the 1st year of a Canadian public post-secondary institution full-time in 2022/2023 are eligible to apply.

In order to be eligible, one of your parents/grandparents must belong to or retired from one of the National Union Components or affiliates.

How to Apply

Winner will be determined based on a 750 to 1,000 word essay on:

The importance of quality public services in enhancing the quality of life of people with disabilities.

An application form must be completed and accompany the essay.

The winner will be announced on NUPGE and on the National Union Facebook page.

Contact Information

For information and/or application forms, contact:

Deb Sonego at the National Office

Terry Fox Memorial Scholarship

National Union of Public and General Employees

15 Auriga Drive

Nepean, Ontario K2E 1B7

Phone: 613-228-9800

Fax: 613-228-9801

E-mail: dsonego@nupge.ca or scholarship@nupge.ca

See Also:


See other national scholarships // See other scholarships open to all disabilities 

Last Updated: 2023-07-20