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Silvia Vega Scholarship

AUPE Local 20 is pleased to sponsor the Sylvia Vega scholarship of $2000 and the winner to be announced on May 31,  2023. This date is the “International Day of Mourning.” It is a day set aside to honour all workers who have lost their lives on the job. The Sylvia Vega Memorial Scholarship will be awarded each year to a Local 20 member and immediate family who is pursuing a career in the financial field. Sylvia Vega tragically lost her life on December 10, 2003 when a car crashed through the wall of a meeting room where she and other ATB employees were gathered. Local 20 would like to honour Sylvia’s memory with this scholarship.



Applicant must be an AUPE Local 20 member ONLY, in good standing.

Applicant must be studying towards a degree, diploma, or certificate program in a financial field in recognized Post Secondary Institution.

Proof of enrollment MUST accompany application upon applying. Applications sent without proof of enrollment may be disqualified.

You are not eligible to apply for this scholarship if your education is reimbursed through ATB Financial.

Deadline for applications is May 15, 2023.
The winner will be announced May 31, 2023.

The winner will be required to supply their SIN number-T4A will be sent.


All applicants must include the following:

Name, AUPE Local 20 membership number, full address, phone number.

On the subject line, please indicate: SV Memorial


Applications sent via ATB email will be disqualified

Email: chairlocal020@aupe.ca