2016 UFCW Canada Migrant Workers Scholarships deadline fast approaching

2016 UFCW Canada Migrant Workers Scholarships deadline fast approachingToronto – October 29, 2016 – Canada's leading and most progressive union recognizes that migration and the hope of providing a better future for our children go hand in hand. We understand the importance of education and believe that it truly has no borders. UFCW Canada therefore offers 20 scholarships - worth $500 each - to the family members of migrant workers to help them reach their education goals.

The application deadline for the 2016 UFCW Canada Migrant Workers Scholarship is December 31, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. Those accepted to receive the scholarships will be notified via registered mail or e-mail by May 31, 2017.

Individuals who work in Canada under the Temporary Foreign Workers Program (TFWP) – such as live-in caregivers, seasonal agriculture workers, and temporary foreign workers in other industries – are eligible to apply for UFCW Canada Migrant Workers Scholarship. An applicant can nominate his or her children, grandchildren, sisters, brothers, nieces, and nephews for the scholarship.

The nominee child may live in an any country, can be of any nationality, must be between 4 to 25 years of age, and must be attending or hoping to attend an educational institution. The application form must be fully completed to be considered and will not be returned to applicants. The decision of UFCW Canada in awarding the scholarships is final and not subject to review or scrutiny.

Eligible applicants can apply for the 2016 UFCW Canada Migrant Workers Scholarships by mail or online by clicking here.

Don't miss your chance to win a $500 scholarship for a family member seeking to advance their education. Apply for the UFCW Canada Migrant Workers Scholarships today!