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UFCW Charity Foundation Scholarship Program

Every year the UFCW Charity Foundation Scholarship Program offers scholarships to UFCW members or their immediate family members who want to further their education and demonstrate a commitment to their communities and to UFCW values. Since 1958, the fund has distributed more than $2 million in scholarships.

Past winners have made significant contributions to society and the UFCW – entering a range of fields, including public service, medicine, law, business and teaching. Many have returned to the UFCW as staffers, organizers, and community activists who contribute to our mission.

For complete details, visit The UFCW Charity Foundation at

** UFCW-employed officers and staff, and their immediate families are not eligible for this program.

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Southern California UFCW Unions and Food Employers Benefit Fund: Scholarship Award Program

It’s time to apply for a UFCW Unions and Food Employers Benefit Fund Scholarship!

Eligible Plan A Participants and dependent children who will be full-time students during the next academic year can receive awards of $2,500, $5,000 or $10,000 to cover college tuition or the cost of post-high school technical/vocational training.

Who is Eligible?

You are eligible to apply for an Award yourself if you have completed one Year of Service as of November and you are still actively employed in the Southern California Retail Food Industry when the Awards are determined.

Your dependent children are eligible to apply if you have at least three Years of Service and provided they are unmarried, less than 24 years of age, and meet other Fund qualifications, including the requirement that you be employed in Covered Service* when the Awards are determined.

Watch your mail for a packet including Eligibility Rules, Application Forms, and tips on preparing a great application. Applications are also available from your Union Local or the Fund Office at 877-284-2320, Ext. 322. Read more or apply online at:

Southern California UFCW Scholarship Program

Union Plus Scholarship

The Union Plus Scholarship Program awards scholarships based on outstanding academic achievement, personal character, financial need, and commitment to the values of organized labor. The program is offered through the Union Plus Education Foundation.

Union Plus Scholarship awards are granted to students attending a two-year college, four-year college, graduate school, or recognized technical or trade school.

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