December 05, 2022
2022 BDM Scholarship winners announced!

Toronto – December 5, 2022 – 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 2022 UFCW Canada – BDM Scholarship, listed below:

Western RegionOntario
NameLocal UnionNameLocal Union
McKenzie Rossdeutscher1518Marcus Beis12R24
Sydney Clermont247Chloe Davies175 & 633
Tim Le247Grace Tondreau175 & 633
Chantelle Gilmour401Hailey Schaefer175 & 633
Madison Duong401Seth Johnson175 & 633
  Taylor Nacevski1006A
QuebecAtlantic Region
NameLocal UnionNameLocal Union
Ariane Dodier500Emma Diamond1252
Cassandre Leroux-Thomas500Mackenzie Watton1252
Charlie Garcia500  
Xavier Allard500  
Mohamed Caouche1991P  

“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 2023 UFCW Canada – BDM Scholarship is now open. Apply for the BDM Scholarship today!