2017 UFCW Canada – BDM Scholarship winners announced

Every year UFCW Canada offers 18 UFCW CanadaBDM Scholarships worth $1,000 each to members and their families to help with the costs of post-secondary education.

Allocated by regions across the country, this renowned union scholarship is named in honour of three past leaders of our union: William Beggs, Fred Dowling, and Roméo Mathieu.

In addition to the UFCW Canada – BDM Scholarships, more than 25 additional Union Scholarships are also available to UFCW Canada members.

As the leading union in Canada for young workers, UFCW Canada is proud to announce the 18 recipients of the 2017 UFCW Canada – BDM Scholarship, listed below:

2017 UFCW Canada – BDM Scholarship winners

Western Region Ontario
Name Local Union Name Local Union
Justin Berard 832 Charisma Fowlie 175 & 633
Kelsi Brown 1518 Tianna Cunningham 175 & 633
Sera Grover 401 Kevin Ly 175 & 633
Sean Sandrino 1400 Steven Johnson 12R24
Yunisse Valdez 247 Erin Ouellette 1006A
    Ethan Long 1006A
Quebec Atlantic Region
Name Local Union Name Local Union
Cassandra Tosco 500 Chanel Sellars 864
Anne-Sophie Blais 500 Cole Estabrooks 1288P
Charlotte Léveillé 501    
Ritchy Narcisse 1991P    
Samuel Paquette 500    

Announced November 16, 2017

“Congratulations to all of this year’s recipients,” says UFCW Canada National President Paul Meinema. “Our union knows that education is empowering, and that is why UFCW Canada is committed to helping members and their families pursue and achieve their educational goals.”

The application process for the 2019 UFCW Canada – BDM Scholarship is now open.

Apply for the BDM Scholarship today!