Red Deer, Alta. – March 11, 2016 – Eljae Baza is one of eighteen UFCW Canada – BDM Scholarship winners for 2015 (to apply for the 2016 UFCW Canada – BDM Scholarship, click here).
Currently in his first year of the Nursing Program at Red Deer College in Alberta, Eljae is a proud UFCW Canada Local 401 member who works at Real Canadian Superstore.
Brother Baza had the following to say about winning a UFCW Canada – BDM Scholarship:
"This scholarship is very important to me as it will greatly help me in paying for some of my college fees for this year, and will also allow me to avoid taking out student loans. In this respect, the UFCW Canada BDM Scholarship will help me in achieving my goals of earning a respectable degree and graduating debt-free. It will also allow me to save money to pay for new books and other expenses that come with my education."
Every year UFCW Canada offers a total of eighteen union scholarships worth $1,000 each to members, their spouses, and dependants for post-secondary education. The BDM scholarship was created to honour past UFCW leaders William Beggs, Fred Dowling, and Romeo Mathieu.
Applications for the 2016 UFCW Canada – BDM Scholarship are now open. To find out more about this renowned union scholarship, or to apply online, click here.