Announcing the NLPSPA 2019 Scholarship Program

In 2019, NLPSPA will award one special 30th anniversary scholarship, two annually renewable scholarships and a membership educational assistance program (unless otherwise decided by the Board of Directors), as follows:

This year, the NLPSPA is pleased to offer, in addition to the annual scholarships, a one time celebration scholarship to the value of $3,000.00 to honour the 30th anniversary of the Association. Applications will be assessed in accordance with the criteria set out for the annual scholarship program.

Scholarships (x2), one to a value of $1,500.00 and a second to the value of $1,000.00, to support a member or a family member of an NLPSPA member (son, daughter, or grandson/granddaughter) to pursue post-secondary education at a recognized college, university or trades program to attain their educational goals, meet their professional objectives, and succeed to their fullest potential.

Scholarship Eligibility Criteria:

High School graduate;

Accepted and registered to attend a post secondary institute or trades program in September 2019 (letter of confirmation required);

Two Letters of Reference, one of which should be from a teacher or guidance counselor;

Applicant or applicant’s family member must be a registered member in good standing of the Newfoundland and Labrador Public Sector Pensioners’ Association (membership ID number is required);

Open to students pursuing a degree or non-degree program and in full or part-time attendance;

Application to be supported by transcript of previous year’s grades.

Membership Educational Assistance: Financial support not to exceed $500.00 to support a member(s), or the member’s spouse or partner to pursue post secondary educational opportunities or a recognized training or life long learning program that will enhance their retirement living and independence. The funding may be subdivided at the discretion of the NLPSPA Scholarship Committee. Members must submit a detailed letter including their full name, address, NLPSPA membership status and number, confirmation of registration for the program of study, fees details, and specify how this assistance will be beneficial.

Click here for the Scholarship Application and Program Criteria. Application forms are also available from NLPSPA office by calling (709) 754-5730, toll-free 1-(800)-563-4188, email


Mary Cleary
Chair, NLPSPA Scholarship Committee