Scholarships & Awards

UFCW Locals 175 & 633 Solidarity Scholarship

UFCW Local 175 Solidarity Scholarship ImageMcKay, Thompson, Hoebink, Gibson, Williamson, Kensit, Lachance,  Hoffman, Labelle, and Northern Joint Council Technology Scholarship
Deadline: August 1

Each year, the Local gives out 88 Solidarity Scholarships, valued at $1,000 each, to members and their children/dependents studying at a post-secondary institution. Contact the Training & Education Centre at 519-658-0252 or 1-800-267-1977, or send an e-mail to for more information.

The application window for 2017 is now closed. The deadline to apply was August 1, 2017.

See the list of the 2017 winners.

UFCW Canada National Council

The BDM (William J. Beggs, Fred Dowling, Romeo Mathieu) Scholarship
Deadline: September 30

Each year the National Council offers eighteen $1,000 BDM scholarships to UFCW members and their family members attending a post-secondary institution.

Apply online.

UFCW International Scholarship

APPLY NOW for the 2016 UFCW International Scholarship! Visit UFCWCHARITYFOUNDATION.ORG for more information and to apply! Applications for 2017 will be available early in the new year.

Outstanding Member Achievement Award

Deadline: November 1, 2018 (check back for nomination forms next summer!)

Locals 175 & 633 offer four annual awards (one per category) of $500 each to members who:

  1. Demonstrate outstanding contributions to the community;

  2. Manifest leadership and advancement of the UFCW;

  3. Dedicate themselves to fundraising for Leukemia research, or;

  4. Enhance & achieve improvements in health & safety (including WSIB) for their workplace.

You can nominate yourself, a co-worker or a family member that belongs to our Local Union. Nominees MUST be a member in good standing of either Local 175 or Local 633 for at least six consecutive months.

Nominations are closed for 2017