College Scholarship Opportunities!
UFCW Local One BIG Scholarship Program (PLEASE NOTE: THIS IS OUR MAIN SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM!)
Since 1993, our UFCW Local One Scholarship Program has given more than 18,000 students nearly $17 million in scholarships. Scholarships may be used for accredited colleges or certified trade schools. Currently, members actively working for a Local One participating employer, their dependents and their grandchildren are eligible.
APPLICATION WILL BE ACCEPTED STARTING ON DECEMBER 1, 2016 AND THE DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS IS MARCH 31, 2017.
UFCW Local One's Other Scholarship Opportunities:
INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP (Extremely Competitive) APPLICATION AVAILABLE FEB 6, 2017 THROUGH MAY 8, 2017
Scholarships are up to $8,000. Applications will be accepted from any student who has graduated from high school, will be graduating from high school in 2016, or has received their GED. To apply online directly at the UFCW International website visit www.ufcwcharityfoundation.org/scholarship. Every year the UFCW International offers scholarships worth up to $8,000 to union members or their immediate family who want to further their education and demonstrate a commitment to their communities and to UFCW values.
MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP (Competitive)
Local One also offers three Memorial Scholarships to Local One Members and their dependents. This scholarship is also available to potential members and their dependents if you are currently in an active organizing campaign with Local One. This scholarship is for Undergraduate studies only. Three scholarships in the amounts of $1,500.00 in total will be awarded. Applicants apply of each year and winners are awarded $750.00 in in the First Semester and $750.00 in the second semester. There are a total of 3 winners only. This scholarship is competitive. Applications are available now, and winners are announced in the Fall of each year. You can download a copy of the Application by clicking the attachment below. APPLICATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED FOR THIS SCHOOL SEASON. CHECK BACK SPRING 2017