Deadline for $2,500 OFL / AIL Jack Layton Scholarship approaching

Toronto – July 29, 2019 – The deadline for the Ontario Federation of Labour (OFL) / American Income Life (AIL) Jack Layton Scholarship, which includes two awards at $2,500 each, is rapidly approaching on August 23. UFCW Canada members and full-time post-secondary students in Ontario are welcome and encouraged to apply in advance of the deadline.

To be eligible for the OFL / AIL Jack Layton Scholarship, applicants must be entering their first-year of a post-secondary program, and must provide an original essay, poster, or video submission on a topic outlined in the union scholarship application package.

This year’s scholarship is named in honour of former NDP Leader Jack Layton, a distinguished politician and trade union activist who helped advance Ontario’s labour movement.

For full details on this scholarship opportunity, worth $2,500 toward college or university studies, visit the OFL’s scholarship page.

The OFL / AIL Jack Layton Scholarship is just one of many bursaries, grants, and scholarships available to UFCW Canada members and their families. In fact, UFCW Canada members have access to more than 25 union scholarships totalling more than $300,000 annually.

Visit the UFCW Canada Union Scholarships page to see a full description of these awards and to learn how UFCW members and their dependants can apply for them.