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To apply, you need:

To be a continuous active member of Local 247 for the last 6 months prior to commencement of your course. Membership status will be verified once the application is received.  For members only - no dependants.

Proof of actual registration in at least one course (8 credits or less) at an accredited degree or diploma course program at a recognized university or community college in Canada. Please submit one of the following: (a) copy of class schedule (with Student & School name on schedule); (b) a receipt confirming tuition fees have been paid for a program with a start date in the current year (receipt must show Student & School name and list of classes); OR (c) a letter from the university or college confirming current part-time registration. Letters of admission or tuition invoices will not be accepted. Members who are registered for more than 8 credits do not qualify for this Education Grant.

DEADLINE: Complete applications (with supporting documentation) should be forwarded to the UFCW Local 247 Surrey Office (address below) or emailed to scholarships@ufcw247.com. They must be received at the Union Office no later than 5 pm of the last business day of September.

200 – 14936 32 nd Avenue, Surrey BC V4P 3R5
Tel: 1.800.667.2205

NOTIFICATION: All applications will be subject to review by the scholarship committee. Winners will be notified no later than the end of October. Applicants must be enrolled in an accredited institute as a part-time student (8 credits or less) in the same calendar year that the scholarship is awarded. Applicants who are enrolled for more than 8 credits will be disqualified.

The Education Assistance Grant Application is closed. The deadline has passed.

Part 1: Applicant Information

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UFCW 247 member information

Part 2: Scholastic Information


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