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The National Union of Public and General Employees is offering 6+ scholarships of $2500 each to students going into a public post-secondary educational institution in 2020-2021 AND are children/grandchildren of a National Union member or retiree. 

All information can be found at:

Ask your parents or grandparents if they are members.

Here is a list of Scholarships:

NEW FOR 2020 - Young Worker Scholarship

Two scholarships will be awarded to those under the age of 30 as of the application deadline and who are members or children/grandchildren, or foster children/grandchildren of a National Union member or retiree and who are attending or planning to attend a public, post-secondary institution in 2020.

The essay topic is: In what ways are unions still important in the contemporary workplace?

Information and application for the Young Worker Scholarship (print only copy)

Brian Fudge Memorial Scholarship

In addition to the general requirements above, the applicants for the Brian Fudge Memorial Scholarship must be entering a field of study in policing, criminal justice, community services or health care.

The essay topic is: The importance of their field of study in either policing, criminal justice, community services or health care in delivering public services to Canadians.

Information and application for the Brian Fudge Memorial Scholarship (print only copy)

Scholarship for Indigenous Students

In addition to the general requirements above, the applicants for the Scholarship for Indigenous Students must identify as indigenous. 

The essay topic is: The importance of quality public services in enhancing the quality of life of Indigenous Canadians.

Information and application for the Scholarship for Indigenous Students (print only copy)

Scholarship for LGBTQI2S Students

In addition to the general requirements above, the applicants for the Scholarship for LGBTQI2S Students must identify as an LGBTQI2S student.

The essay topic is: The importance of trade unions in supporting the LGBTQI2S community.

Information and application for the Scholarship for LGBTQI2S Students (print only copy)

Scholarship for Students of Colour

In addition to the general requirements above, the applicants for the Scholarship for Students of Colour must identify as a person of colour.

The essay topic is: The importance of quality public services in enhancing the quality of life of people of colour in Canada.

Information and application for the Scholarship for Students of Colour (print only copy)

Terry Fox Memorial Scholarship

In addition to the general requirements above, the applicants for the Terry Fox Memorial Scholarship must identify a disability.

The essay topic is: The importance of quality public services in enhancing the quality of life of people with disabilities.

Information and application for the Terry Fox Memorial Scholarship (print only copy)

Tommy Douglas Scholarship

There are no other requirements, other than the general requirements above, for applying for the Tommy Douglas Scholarship.

The essay topic is: How Tommy Douglas contributed to making Canada a more just and equitable society.

Information and application for the Tommy Douglas Scholarship (print only copy)


The deadline for applications and essays is Monday July 6, 2020 and the winners and their essays will be published on the National Union and its Components’ social media sites in September 2020.

For further information please phone 613-228-9800 or email

Please note the deadline for this scholarship is May 15th and NOT May 1st. 
Application should be dropped off at the Beaubear Co-op office or mailed to:
Beaubear Co-op​
100 Coughlan Street​
Miramichi, N.B. E1N 5X5​
Students applying for this scholarship must have one of his/her parents/guardians who are​ active members of the Beaubear Co-op to be eligible to apply.​


This scholarship is for graduates who are sons/daughters/grandsons/granddaughters of K of C members (or deceased members) of Council #1219. 
Please note the address to send this application is ON the application itself (at the top).
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** Please Note ** Required documentation must be requested from either guidance or one of the Administrators 

The HUGH H. MACKAY - JAMES A. MACMURRAY scholarships are open to residents of the Province of New Brunswick who will graduate from high school in May/June of the year of application and who intend to enroll in a New Brunswick, Nova Scotia or Prince Edward Island University in the fall of the same year.

Scholarhsips will be awarded, each with a minimum value of $5,000.00 per year, for each of the four years of the student’s degree programme.


• be a high school graduate in the year of application;

• be domiciled in New Brunswick;

• be an exceptional student;

• be interested in preparing for a career in business;

• complete the Official Application Form;

• submit a letter indicating personal career aspirations. Attached should be lists of activities including summer and part-time work, as well as other extra-curricular activities in which the applicant has been involved;

• ensure the school principal completes and submits the Principal’s Confidential Report Form and a copy of high school records to date.

• begin studies in the Fall of the year of application in a New Brunswick, Nova Scotia or Prince Edward Island University.


Applications and all supporting documents must be received by:

The Secretary
Hugh H. Mackay - James A. MacMurray Scholarship Fund
126C Hampton Road, Suite 407 Rothesay, NB
E2E 2N6



There are three awards given out by the Highland Society of NB at Miramichi:
1) UNB Scholarship $600/year for four years
2) John Crosby Memorial Scholarship $3000 for one year
3) Educational Grants $2000 for one year
All documentation must be sent by Sept. 15
GTI Broker Group’s Leader of the Pack Scholarship program recognizes the contribution of our community builders of tomorrow.  The growth of in the Atlantic Region exemplifies the achievements of people working together in their own communities.  We hope to encourage those qualities of good citizenship and co-operation through this scholarship program.

Awarded annually, the scholarship is valued at $2,000. The deadline to apply is June 30th, 2019.​
For more information, visit or one of our 23 locations throughout Atlantic Canada.​
• Current resident of NB, NS or NFLD. • Current Secondary Student (or has graduated within the past 12 months). • Accepted and entering a Canadian College or University in the 2019/20 academic year. • Proof of acceptance to at least one Canadian College or University. This does not have to be from the College/University you plan to attend. If you are selected as the scholarship recipient, we will confirm where you will be attending at that time.​
• Demonstrated leadership and a strong commitment to his/her community through initiating innovative community projects and/or volunteerism. • Letter of recommendation from your current school, written and signed by principal, teacher or guidance counsellor (no electronic signatures). • Letter of recommendation from community group or individual(s) that you supported (no electronic signatures). If your community project was affiliated with your school, it is acceptable to have two letters of recommendation from your school. • Official Transcripts (most recent).
Two separate scholarships from the city of Miramichi. The criteria is similar (see application for details): 

Selection will be based on academic standing, participation in school related activities, community service, character and financial need.


These completed applications and relevant documents have to be mailed to the address on the application.

Posted: April 1, 2020

For students who are entering a program of study in either Agriculture or Dairy Related. More information and application here:
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** Originally emailed to the grad list on March 23/20 **
Please note the early deadline on this of April 12th. Application is found online at:
Support. Educate. Empower. Helping you see your future $1,000 Scholarship available 2019-2020 Rules and Regulations Credit Counselling Services of Atlantic Canada, Inc. (CCSAC) is holding a scholarship

​This is an ONLINE application:

Big Brothers Big Sisters / Boys & Girls Club Scholarship

One graduate from each High School will receive the $2000 Big Brothers Big Sisters / Boys & Girls Club Scholarship.

Criteria for selection:

  1. Financial need:  you need financial support to go to College or University.
    Tell us about your situation and include the paperwork listed in the application.
  2. Volunteering – you give your time to help others.
    Tell us about your volunteer work; where do you help out in the community?

You are eligible to apply for this Scholarship if you are graduating from:

  • Miramichi Valley High School
  • North & South Esk Regional
  • James M Hill
  • Carrefour Beausoleil
  • Blackville School

To be eligible for the scholarship you must:

  • demonstrate financial need to go to post-secondary school
  • be a 2020 High School Graduate
  • be registered in a program at a University, College, or Trade School for the next school year
  • maintain a minimum average of 75%

To be considered for this scholarship you must provide:

  • a completed and signed application form, including the expenses and income information
  • a document that indicates financial need (Current pay stub and Line 150 Taxable Income as stated on the most recent Notice of Assessment)
  • 2 letters of references: 1) who knows you personally  1) who will validate your volunteer involvement
  • a copy of your most recent school transcript
  • a copy of your letter of acceptance from your University, College or Trade School



Two scholarships are awarded annually in the amount of one thousand dollars ($1000.00) each. 
Each scholarship is non-renewable, is payable upon the receipt of a record of successful academic progress, in the first term of the program.
Active members are eligible to apply who have received confirmation of enrollment in a post secondary institution (college or university) for the upcoming year. The member will need to demonstrate volunteerism and community involvement. The member will have to demonstrate financial need.


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One scholarship per region valued at $1000 each are available annually for full time attendance at a Post-Secondary Institution, University or Community College

Those eligible are:

  1. Union members in good standing with CUPE Local 2745

  2. Sons, daughters or legal wards of members in good standing of CUPE Local 2745 Documentation may be requested

Basis of awards: Consideration will be given to reflection paper, marks, financial need and aptitude.

Applications must be completed on the current form and must be post marked on or before May 1st, 2020 (date was formerly April 1st, 2020, but changed)

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** PLEASE NOTE ** Originally emailed to grad list on March 11/20 (I have requested if NBTACU will offer an extended deadline due to current circumstances)

Parents must be members of the NBTA credit union to be eligible for this award.
For more information, go to:

** Please note ** In usual times, the main office at JMH would be the collection point for these scholarships. I have emailed my contact in Fredericton for direction in the event we are NOT back in the building by May 27th. For now, complete the form and email it to me at

the fillable form can be found here:

Starting in 2019-2020, in honour of the pioneers of the scholarship, it will be retitled for these high schools to (all others will remain the same name):           

Peter McGill Scholarship

  • Simonds High School,
  • Saint John High School, and
  • St. Malachy’s Memorial High School.

Maurice Roy Scholarship

  • Bathurst High School.



All Anglophone and Francophone New Brunswick public high school graduate students graduating and accepted (or on a waiting list) in the current year at any campus of the New Brunswick Community College, the Collège communautaire du Nouveau-Brunswick or the New Brunswick College of Craft and Design are eligible.

One scholarship is available for each New Brunswick public high school in the year for which it was granted.



The total value of this scholarship is $1,000 awarded in two equal installments against to student tuition fees: the 1st installment is awarded at the beginning of the academic year, and the 2nd at the beginning of the second term upon successful completion of the first term and the student has returned to class. 


All applicants must submit the completed application form to their high school Guidance Office no later than May 27th.



** emailed to the grad list on March 9/20

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Please NOTE: Some of the attached documents are from 2019 and have that date (the 2020 copy I received was poor quality) - the due date for this scholarship is MAY 25th and can be mailed to:



Schizophrenia Society of NB Miramichi Chapter

130 Duke Street

PO Box 562,

Miramichi, NB E1V 3T7




VALUE $500.00


      The applicant must be:


  1. Graduating from:


¨     Miramichi Valley High School

¨     Carrefour Beausoleil

¨     James M. Hill High School

¨     Blackville High School

¨     North and South Esk Regional

¨     Centre Scolaire et Communautaire Lafontaine de Neguac


  1. Entering University or Community College with a preference in Social Sciences


The following criteria will be considered:


  1. Need
  2. Involvement in the community and extra curricular activities


** Emailed to grad list Feb. 28/20