Brian Fudge Memorial Scholarship

Scholarship Value: $2,500
Awards Available: 1
Award Deadline: Jun 30, 2024

General eligibility requirements

To apply for a scholarship you must meet all of the following requirements:

  1. You must be a child or grandchild (including a foster child or foster grandchild) or a legal ward of a current or retired member of a NUPGE Component or a Component’s affiliate.
  2. You must be planning to enter the 1st year of a public, post-secondary education institution, full-time or part-time, in the coming year.
  3. The university or college that you are planning on attending must be located in Canada.
  4. You must write and submit an original 750-to-1,000-word essay on this year’s essay topic for your scholarship.
  5. You must use the online application form to submit your essay.
  6. The contest results will be publicized on the social media and websites of NUPGE, its Components, and Component’s affiliates. So, you must agree to the publicity conditions.

Brian Fudge Memorial Scholarship

Brian Fudge, the son of Derek Fudge and Jill Broadbent, and the brother of Steve, graduated from John McRae Secondary School in Ottawa in June 2001 and from the Police Foundations program at Humber College in Toronto in May 2004. On January 2, 2005, Brian passed away after just having celebrated his 22nd birthday.

This scholarship honours Brian’s memory and assists those studying one or more of the following: policing, criminal justice, community services, or health care.

You may apply for this scholarship if:

  • you meet the General Eligibility Requirements listed above and
  • are entering a field of study in policing, criminal justice, community services, or health care (see examples below).

Applicants are required to identify their field of study on the application form.

Examples of applicable programs are:

  • Personal Support Worker
  • Youth Worker
  • Social Worker
  • Nursing
  • Pre-med
  • Correctional Officer
  • Bio-medical Engineering
  • Biochemistry
  • Criminology
  • Sociology
  • Nutrition Sciences
  • Blood Work Technician
  • X-ray Technician

The winner will be determined based on a 750-to-1,000-word essay on this year’s topic. The 2024 essay for this scholarship is:

The importance of your field of study in either policing, criminal justice, community services, or health care in delivering public services to Canadians.

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