BDM Scholarship helps UFCW 1400 member pursue med school

Saskatoon, Sask. – February 4, 2020 – Khizra Noor is one of eighteen winners of the UFCW Canada – BDM Scholarship.

Currently enrolled in the Bachelor of Science Honours program at the University of Saskatoon, Khizra is a proud UFCW Local 1400 member who works at Real Canadian Superstore.

Sister Noor had the following to say about winning a UFCW Canada – BDM Scholarship:

“I am very grateful to have received $1,000 from UFCW Canada through the BDM scholarship. I am currently in my final year of my undergraduate degree and will be pursing medical school in the near future. The money from this scholarship will help me pay for medical school tuition. A personal goal of mine is to become a successful psychiatric pediatrician, and the BDM scholarship puts me one step closer to achieving this goal. I would like to thank UFCW Canada for awarding me this scholarship and helping me in reaching my goals.”

The UFCW Canada – BDM Scholarship offers a total of $18,000 in scholarships to UFCW Canada members and their families and is one of more than 25 union scholarships available to members and their families every year, totaling more than $300,000 in support.

The deadline to apply for this year’s BDM Scholarship is September 30, 2020.

To see a full list of scholarships offered by UFCW Canada, or to learn how UFCW members and family members can earn university and college credits completely free of charge, visit our Union Scholarships webpage.