IORIO Scholarship Program Application

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Rules / Regulations

To apply, you need:

To be a continuous active member (or dependant*) of Local 247 for the last 6 months in the current academic year. Membership status will be verified once the application is received.

Proof of actual registration in at least nine (9) credits (3 courses) of post-secondary education in a 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 of 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.


Complete applications (with supporting documentation) must be received at the UFCW Local 247 Surrey Office no later than September 30.

Members can expect to receive an immediate confimation email upon submission of their application. Please ensure your email is entered accurately.

NOTIFICATION: All applicants 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 full-time student in the same calendar year that the scholarship is awarded. Applicants who are full-time students are only eligible for the scholarship program. Please don't apply for both.

*DEPENDANT is defined as – a person who is your natural or adopted child, stepchild, foster child or child of a common-law spouse who is dependent on your for support. If the person is over 21 years of age, they must be in full-time attendance at an accredited institute or enrolling in that institute during the current application period.


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Part 1: Applicant Information


Part 2: Scholastic Information

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