Scholarships

Your union membership makes you eligible to receive a number of different scholarships.

UFCW Charity Foundation Scholarship

UFCW members of all ages who want to further their education may qualify for up to $8,000 in scholarship money.

Martin E. Gerel Memorial Union Scholarship

As a member of UFCW Local 400, you and your immediate family members have the chance to receive a $5,000 scholarship through the law firm of Ashcraft & Gerel, LLP.

Union Plus Scholarship Program

Since 1991, the Union Plus Scholarship Program has awarded more than $4.3 million to students of working families who want to begin or continue their post-secondary education.

UFCW Free College Benefit

Because of your UFCW membership, you and your family members can earn an associate degree online from a public, accredited community college – with no out-of-pocket costs to you. The process is simple and can save you thousands of dollars.

Recent Scholarship Updates

Apply Now for the 2019 Martin E. Gerel Memorial Union Scholarship

Apply Now for the 2019 Martin E. Gerel Memorial Union Scholarship

Did you know? As a member of Local 400, you and your immediate family members have the chance to receive a $5,000 scholarship. For more than 30 years, the law firm of Ashcraft & Gerel, LLP has been offering union members and their families throughout the...

Scholarships Awarded to Four Children of Local 400 Members

Four children of Local 400 members have been awarded Scholarships to help fund their college education in the 2018-2019 school year. The FELRA & UFCW Health and Welfare Scholarship Fund provides $2,500 scholarships to help cover the cost of higher education for...

Apply for the 2019 Union Plus Scholarship Program

Apply for the 2019 Union Plus Scholarship Program

https://youtu.be/eF8jQDTZxaQ As a UFCW member, you and your family are eligible for an exclusive scholarship through the Union Plus Scholarship Program! The scholarship amounts range from $500 to $4,000. These one-time cash awards are for study beginning in the Fall...

Learn A New Language for Free

UFCW members can start learning Spanish, French, German, English, and/or Mandarin today. To get started, please visit www.ufcw.org/language to fill out an inquiry form. It may take a few days to verify your UFCW membership.  However, once confirmed, you will receive...

Earn Your GED For Free Through UFCW

Earn Your GED For Free Through UFCW

UFCW members can now take General Equivalency Diploma (GED) classes for free through Essential GED. To get started, please visit www.ufcw.org/ged and complete the inquiry form. Once you complete the online form, it may take a few days to verify your UFCW membership....

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