Halifax – January 12, 2018 – Chantel Sellers is one of eighteen UFCW Canada - BDM Scholarship winners for 2017.
Currently completing her Bachelor of Science degree at the University of King’s College in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Chantel is the dependant of Michael Loranger, a proud UFCW Canada Local 864 member who works at the Delta Halifax hotel.
Sister Sellers had the following to say about winning a UFCW Canada - BDM Scholarship:
"The value of the UFCW Canada – BDM Scholarship is very significant to me as it has provided me with financial help throughout my Bachelor degree at King’s. The union’s financial support has allowed me to focus on school sports and volunteer work while attending university, instead of worrying about financial problems. I am currently taking science courses between Dalhousie University and King's as their science programs are connected. Next year I plan to apply to the nursing program at Dalhousie as that is something I have always wanted to pursue. Thank you for this scholarship, UFCW. It has helped me so much and I greatly appreciate it.”
Every year UFCW Canada offers a total of 18 union scholarships worth $1,000 each to members, their spouses, and dependents for post-secondary education. The BDM Scholarship was created to honour past UFCW leaders William Beggs, Fred Dowling, and Romeo Mathieu.
The deadline to apply for the 2018 UFCW Canada - BDM Scholarship is September 30, 2018. To find out more about this renowned union scholarship, or to apply online, click here.