UFCW Canada – BDM Scholarships Program
Each year UFCW Canada offers 18 annual UFCW Canada – BDM Scholarships of $1,000 each to active members and their family members for post-secondary study to honour three past leaders of our union: William Beggs, Fred Dowling, and Roméo Mathieu.
If you are a UFCW Canada member in good standing, and the student is attending full-time studies at a Canadian university, college, or other recognized post-secondary institution then you, your spouse and children are eligible to apply for the union scholarship.
Applying for the UFCW Canada Scholarships is easy. You don’t have to be an A+ student. All it requires is a passion for learning, enrollment at a post-secondary institution, and just a few minutes to complete the online application.
Application deadline for the UFCW Canada – BDM Scholarships is September 30, 2014. Apply online here.
Online applications are currently available in English and French.
Migrant Workers Scholarships Program
UFCW Canada has also expanded the borders of opportunity through an empowering scholarship program for the families of temporary workers. In 2013, the UFCW Canada Migrant Workers Scholarships Program will award 20 scholarships of $500 each for the children, grandchildren, sisters, brothers, nieces, or nephews of migrant workers in Canada.
Children nominated for the scholarships can be of any nationality and do not have to reside in Canada. For more information and to apply online go to www.ufcw.ca/migrantscholarships.
The deadline to apply for the UFCW Canada Migrant Workers Scholarships is December 31, 2013.