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December 2, 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 Region Ontario
Name Local Union Name Local Union
Alessha Amjad 401 Adrian Spanu 1006A
Dorsa Mir Mohammad Sadeghi 247 Anastasia Bournas 175 & 633
Priyanka Chaudhary 832 Laiba Mujeeb 175 & 633
Ronin Zeiger 1518 Macy Hoffman 1006A
Trinity Nacario 247 Mia De Rose 175 & 633
    Shannon Sullivan 1006A
Quebec Atlantic Region
Name Local Union Name Local Union
Charles Côté-Pettigrew 500 Damien Galarneau 864
Félix-Antoine Bégin 500    
Kalina Dubé-Fournier 500    
Marika Lapierre 500    
Nicholas Connor 1288P    
Oxana Letendre-Argitis 500    

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!

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