Scholarships & Awards

UFCW Locals 175 & 633 Solidarity Scholarship

UFCW Local 175 - Solidarity Scholarships

McKay, Thompson, Hoebink, Gibson, Williamson, Kensit, Lachance,  Hoffman, Labelle, and Northern Joint Council Technology Scholarship

Each year, the Local Union gives out 88 Solidarity Scholarships. The scholarships are $1,000 each. Members and their children/dependents studying full-time at a post-secondary institution are eligible.


Applications should be submitted using the online form. If you need assistance with applying or if you want to speak to one of our Training & Education Reps, please contact us at 519-658-0252 or 1-800-565-8329, or
Deadline extended to September 30, 2020.

See the 2019 winners' list here.

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

2020 UFCW International Scholarship application available starting February 10, 2020.

Visit UFCWCHARITYFOUNDATION.ORG for more information and to apply!

Application will be available from February 10 through May 10, 2020. Check back soon!

Outstanding Member Achievement Award

Deadline: November 1, 2020

Outstanding Member Achievement AwardLocals 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.

Fill out the nomination form here.