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April 14, 2021

UFCW 247 member Solmaz Habibi receives BDM scholarship

 UFCW 247 member Solmaz Habibi is one of eighteen recipients of this year’s BDM Scholarship award  granted to members and their family.

Solmaz is studying holistic nutrition at The Institute of Holistic Nutrition where she aspires to pay it forward once completing her program.

“This financial assistance allows me to concentrate on my education, bringing me one step closer to my goal,” she says. “I hope to help others achieve their goals in life the way the union has helped me.”

UFCW Canada – BDM Scholarship offers a total of $18,000 in scholarships to UFCW Canada members and their families and is one of more than 25 union scholarships available to members and their families every year, totaling more than $300,000 in support.

Click here to see scholarships and education grants available to UFCW Local 247 members and their family members.

To see a full list of scholarships offered by UFCW Canada, or to learn how UFCW members and family members can earn university and college credits completely free of charge, visit our Union Scholarships webpage.


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