Scholarships

If you are a USJE member in post-secondary studies or have a child going to college or university, USJE offers a total of seven scholarships – two Louise Pargeter National Scholarships, one Lynn Ray National Scholarship, one Paul Gascon Scholarship, one Diane Leduc-Doran Scholarship, one Danielle Belleau Scholarship and one Senator Murray Sinclair Scholarship. Each scholarship is in the amount of $2,500 and the deadline for submission of all scholarships is February 1st.

All members in good standing are eligible for any of the seven scholarships, while the spouses, partners, children and dependents of members in good standing are also eligible for the Louise Pargeter, Lynn Ray, Diane Leduc-Doran or Senator Murray Sinclair scholarships.

LOUISE PARGETER AND LYNN RAY SCHOLARSHIPS

The two Louise Pargeter National Scholarships and the one Lynn Ray National Scholarship are each for $2,500.00.

Please note that in regards to the Louise Pargeter scholarships, preference will be given to applicants enrolled in the fields of psychology, criminology, sociology or social work.

USJE members must be in good standing when they apply.

The scholarships are not restricted to first-year students. No more than one scholarship will be awarded to the same family in a given year and no applicant will be awarded a scholarship more than once.

The application will be reviewed as a whole, however, the scholarships are awarded primarily based on the merit of the 800-word essay according to the essay topic determined for the given year, as well as on the applicant’s grades, volunteer and extra-curricular activities.

All documents sent by mail need to be received or postmarked no later than February 1, 2022. Documents sent by email or fax have to be received by the USJE by 4:00 p.m. EST on the 1st of February. Confirmation of complete applications will be provided by USJE.

Copies of the 2022/2023 scholarship guidelines and an application form can be downloaded below:

Application Form for Ray & Pargeter

PAUL GASCON SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship is for USJE Members only and is of $2,500.00.

The USJE Member must be in good standing when applying.

The scholarship is not restricted to first-year students. The Member may attend school on a part-time or full-time basis and be in any field of study. The Member may attend a College, University, Trade School as long as it is an accredited education learning facility. No applicant will be awarded a scholarship more than once.

The application will be reviewed as a whole; however, the scholarships are awarded primarily based on the merit of the 800-word essay according to the essay topic determined for the given year, as well as on the applicant’s grades, volunteer and extra-curricular activities.

All documents sent by mail have to be received, or postmarked, no later than February 1, 2022. Documents sent by email or fax have to be received by the USJE by 4:00 p.m. EST on February 1st. Confirmation of complete applications will be provided by the USJE.

Copies of the 2022/2023 scholarship guidelines and an application form can be downloaded below:

Application Form for Gascon

DIANE LEDUC-DORAN SCHOLARSHIP

The Diane Leduc-Doran Scholarship is $2500 and is open to USJE members and their spouses, partners, children and dependents.

The USJE member must be in good standing when they apply.

The scholarship is restricted to first-year students attending a recognized institute of higher learning. No more than one scholarship will be awarded to the same family in a given year and no applicant will be awarded a scholarship more than once.

The application will be reviewed as a whole, however, the scholarships are awarded primarily based on the merit of the 800-word essay according to the essay topic determined for the given year, as well as on the applicant’s grades, volunteer and extra-curricular activities.

All documents sent by mail need to be received or postmarked no later than February 1, 2022. Documents sent by email or fax have to be received by the USJE by 4:00 p.m. EST on the 1st of February. Confirmation of complete applications will be provided by USJE.

Copies of the 2022/2023 scholarship guidelines and an application form can be downloaded below:

Application Form for Leduc-Doran

DANIELLE BELLEAU SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship is for USJE Members only and is of $2,500.00.

The USJE Member must be in good standing when applying and be 30 years of age and older at the February 1st application deadline.

The scholarship is not restricted to first-year students. The Member may attend school on a part-time or full-time basis and be in any field of study. The Member may attend a College, University, Trade School as long as it is an accredited education learning facility. No applicant will be awarded a scholarship more than once.

The application will be reviewed as a whole; however, the scholarships are awarded primarily based on the merit of the 800-word essay according to the essay topic determined for the given year, as well as on the applicant’s grades, volunteer and extra-curricular activities.

All documents sent by mail have to be received, or postmarked, no later than February 1, 2022. Documents sent by email or fax have to be received by the USJE by 4:00 p.m. EST on February 1st. Confirmation of complete applications will be provided by the USJE.

Copies of the 2022/2023 scholarship guidelines and an application form can be downloaded below:

Application Form for Belleau

SENATOR MURRAY SINCLAIR SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship is $2500 and is open to USJE members and their spouses, partners, children and dependents.

The USJE Member must be in good standing when applying and of Indigenous descent.

The scholarship is not restricted to first-year students. The Member may attend school on a part-time or full-time basis and be in any field of study. The Member may attend a College, University, Trade School as long as it is an accredited education learning facility. No applicant will be awarded a scholarship more than once.

The application will be reviewed as a whole; however, the scholarships are awarded primarily based on the merit of the 800-word essay according to the essay topic determined for the given year, as well as on the applicant’s grades, volunteer and extra-curricular activities.

All documents sent by mail have to be received, or postmarked, no later than February 1, 2022. Documents sent by email or fax have to be received by the USJE by 4:00 p.m. EST on February 1st. Confirmation of complete applications will be provided by the USJE.

Copies of the 2022/2023 scholarship guidelines and an application form can be downloaded below:

Application Form for Sinclair