Scholarships are funded by the dues of BCGEU members. You are eligible if you are related to a current, retired or deceased BCGEU (BC Government Service and Employees Union) member or staff; and are a  student or prospective post-secondary or higher learning student enrolled, registered or planning to attend an eligible educational institution in 2024.


multiple @ $2,000 (full-time students) and $1,000 (part-time students)

Due Date

online by midnight Thursday, February 15, 2024.


In addition to applying online here, applicants are asked to submit an essay, video, song or infographic in response to one of three questions:

  1. The Supreme Court of Canada has recognized the right to strike as an “indispensable component” of collective bargaining. Why is this important?
  2. The current state of the world poses many challenges. How do you remain hopeful? How can a democratic labour movement bring forth change?
  3. Why is accessible, well-funded childcare important?


For more information on application eligibility and to apply for a scholarship, click here.

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