December 31 deadline to apply for Migrant Workers Scholarships
Toronto – December 9, 2016 – Only a few weeks remain to apply for the 2016 UFCW Canada Migrant Workers Scholarship. Worth $500 each, 20 scholarships are awarded annually to the family members of migrant workers to help them reach their education goals.
The application deadline is fast approaching! All entries must be submitted by December 31, 2016, 5 p.m. EST. Scholarship winners will be notified via registered mail or e-mail by May 31, 2017.
Individuals who work in Canada under the Temporary Foreign Workers Program (TFWP) – such as live-in caregivers, seasonal agriculture workers, and temporary foreign workers in other industries – are eligible to apply for the UFCW Canada Migrant Workers Scholarship. An applicant can nominate his or her children, grandchildren, sisters, brothers, nieces, and nephews for the scholarship.
The nominee child may live in any country, can be of any nationality, must be between 4 to 25 years of age, and must be attending or hoping to attend an education institution. The application form must be fully completed to be considered and will not be returned to applicants. The decision of UFCW Canada in awarding the scholarships is final.
Eligible applicants can apply for the 2016 UFCW Canada Migrant Workers Scholarship by mail or online by clicking here.
Don't miss out on your chance to win a $500 scholarship for a family member seeking to advance their education. Apply for the UFCW Canada Migrant Workers Scholarship today!