Local 1400 Scholarships

Our annual deadline for local scholarship applications is May 31.

The UFCW Local 1400 Education and Training Trust makes scholarships available to Local 1400 members and their children.

To be eligible, members must:

  • work for a participating employer, and
  • must be accepted into a recognized public education facility for post secondary training or education (for example Saskatchewan Polytechnic or the University).

How to apply for all available UFCW Local 1400 Scholarships (listed below):

Available UFCW Local 1400 scholarships include:

UFCW Local 1400 Youth Committee Scholarship Award

This scholarship consists of one $500 award and is open to any young member in good standing and who is presently enrolled in, or accepted to attend, a post secondary institute in the fall of the current year.

Applications must include a 1000-word essay on Why My Union Doesn’t Suck – write about why it’s better to have a union than not.  Maybe you had a grievance and your union helped you out – it’s up to you to tell us.  The successful applicant must be able to provide confirmed enrollment in a post-secondary institution.

The application deadline is May 31 yearly.

UFCW Local 1400 Scholarship Awards

In the spring of 2006, Local 1400 introduced this scholarship award for all members of the local. This scholarship consists of two $500 awards and is open to any member of Local 1400 in good standing (or their children).

The application deadline is May 31 yearly.

UFCW Local 1400 Albert Tholl Scholarship Awards

This scholarship consists of five $1,000 scholarships and two $500 scholarships available.

Eligibility for these scholarships is limited to members of UFCW Local 1400 (with Collective Agreements) that are in the Education Fund:

  • members employed at Westfair Foods (province-wide),
  • Canada Safeway in Moose Jaw,
  • all security companies in Saskatchewan,
  • Great Western Brewing Company, and
  • Brewers Distributor Limited.

In addition, there will be three $500 scholarships available for the children of eligible Local 1400 members, again employed at the above noted employers in the Education Fund.

The application deadline is May 31 yearly.

webCampus Scholarship

A scholarship opportunity for UFCW Local 1400 members who have completed their final certificate through UFCW webCampus and Mohawk College in Occupational Health and Safety and/or Labour Studies. This scholarship will reimburse successfully certified applicants to a maximum of $400. Proof of certificate achievement is required with this application.