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Scholarships & Training Funds

BCGEU Scholarships:

Applications for the 2024 BCGEU Scholarship program are now closed. Winners will be announced shortly.

NUPGE Scholarships:

For more information on these scholarships, including eligibility criteria and the deadline for submissions visit www.nupge.ca

HSPBA Professional Fees Reimbursement:

Applications for funding to cover health science professional fees for 2023 are now closed.

Our union is pleased to advise members covered by the HSPBA collective agreement that the application process for reimbursement of professional fees for 2024—an item negotiated in the most recent round of HSPBA bargaining—will open on Monday July 15, 2024Update your contact information here to ensure you are on our email distribution list to receive notification by email once the 2024 applications open.

Training Funds:

Members in specific sectors may be eligible for training funds.

  1. Community Social Services Labour Adjustment and Education Fund for workers covered by the Community Living, General Services and Indigenous Services collective agreementsThe Community Social Services Labour Adjustment and Education Fund (LAEF) is currently on hiatus and not accepting new applications. We are preparing to relaunch this fall with new opportunities and application criteria. Please check our website or Member Portal later this fall for more details.

  2. The Community Health Retaining Fund for workers covered by the Community Subsector collective agreement.

  3. HSPBA Professional Development Fund

    Due to high demand we have had to put application submissions for the HSPBA Professional Development Fund on hold at this time. We have received over 500 applications and want to ensure that all eligible applicants receive funding. Once we get through the application reviews if there is still funding available we will re-open the fund and re-activate the application form.

    If you have submitted an application for the HSPBA Professional Development Fund, application reviews will be held over the next month, and acknowledgement letters will be sent out in early May.

    Update your contact information here to ensure you are on our email distribution list to receive notification by email if the fund is opened

  4. FBA Education Fund
    BCGEU members covered by the Facilities Subsector collective agreement may be eligible for the FBA Education Fund. Apply for this training fund through the Hospital Employees’ Union (HEU), the fund administrator.