Provincial, National and International UFCW Scholarships

George Semeniuk Memorial Scholarship Award (UFCW SK Provincial Council)

In the spring of 2006, the UFCW Provincial Council introduced this scholarship award. The scholarship is open to any UFCW member in Saskatchewan in good standing (or their spouse or children). The George Semeniuk Memorial Scholarship consists of one $1,000 scholarship which will be presented to the candidate who displays vast involvement within his or her community, union, political and/or volunteer organizations. Academic standards are secondary criteria, making this scholarship unique. Brother Semeniuk dedicated his life to the Labour Movement and fought hard to make improvements for all working people.

How to apply:

UFCW Canada Beggs-Dowling-Mathieu Scholarship Program

Recognizing the importance of post secondary education in today’s society, UFCW Canada offers 18 annual scholarships (Western Provinces:  five scholarships awarded) to members and their children for post secondary study.  Allocated by regions across Canada these scholarships are named as a lasting tribute to three past leaders of our union:  William Beggs, Fred Dowling and Roméo Mathieu.

To find out more about the Beggs, Dowling and Mathieu scholarships please contact or email UFCW Canada National Office at .

How to apply:

The application deadline is September 30 yearly.

UFCW International Scholarship Program

Several scholarships of up to $8000 each to be awarded to members or their unmarried dependants. Visit for more information.

The application deadline is May 22.

CLC and UWCC Post-Secondary Scholarship

Young workers today are facing many social and workplace issues. However, many have taken these challenges as an opportunity to create positive change, and impact their communities for the better.

This scholarship is offered in recognition of the efforts and commitment of young workers across Canada who have demonstrated commitment to positively impacting social and workplace issues in their community.

We are incredibly proud to offer a scholarship in the amount of $2,500 to support a young activist who is starting their first year of full-time post-secondary study in September.

The application deadline is August 9.