December 02, 2021
2021 BDM Scholarship winners announced!

Toronto – December 2, 2021 – UFCW Canada is proud to announce the winners of this year’s BDM Scholarship Program.

Every year, UFCW Canada offers 18 BDM Scholarships valued at $1,000 each to members and their dependents to help cover the costs of post-secondary education.

Allocated by region across Canada, this renowned union scholarship is named in honour of three past UFCW Canada leaders: William Beggs, Fred Dowling and Roméo Mathieu.

In addition to the UFCW Canada – BDM Scholarships, more than 25 additional Union Scholarships are available to UFCW Canada members, totaling more than $300,000 in value.

As Canada’s leading union for young workers, UFCW Canada is proud to announce the recipients of the 2021 UFCW Canada – BDM Scholarship, listed below:

Western RegionOntario
NameLocal UnionNameLocal Union
Alessha Amjad401Adrian Spanu1006A
Dorsa Mir Mohammad Sadeghi247Anastasia Bournas175 & 633
Priyanka Chaudhary832Laiba Mujeeb175 & 633
Ronin Zeiger1518Macy Hoffman1006A
Trinity Nacario247Mia De Rose175 & 633
  Shannon Sullivan1006A
QuebecAtlantic Region
NameLocal UnionNameLocal Union
Charles Côté-Pettigrew500Damien Galarneau864
Félix-Antoine Bégin500  
Kalina Dubé-Fournier500  
Marika Lapierre500  
Nicholas Connor1288P  
Oxana Letendre-Argitis500  

Announced December 2, 2021

“I would like to extend my congratulations to this year’s scholarship recipients,” says UFCW Canada National President Paul Meinema. “Our union strongly believes that education is a tool that can empower, and that is why UFCW Canada is fully committed to helping members and their families pursue and achieve their educational goals.”

The application process for the 2022 UFCW Canada – BDM Scholarship is now open. Apply for the BDM Scholarship today!