Each year UFCW Canada offers 18 annual Beggs-Dowling-Mathieu Scholarships of $1,000 each to active members and their family members for post-secondary study. If you are a UFCW Canada member, and attending full-time studies at a Canadian university, college, or other recognized post-secondary institution then you, your spouse and children are eligible to apply. (2012 Scholarships Winners)
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. Applying for the Beggs – Dowling – Mathieu Scholarships is easy. You don’t have to be an A+ student. All it requires is a passion for learning, enrollment at a post-secondary institution, and just a few minutes to complete the online application.
Application deadline for the Beggs–Dowling–Mathieu Scholarships is September 30, 2013. Apply online here.
Congratulations to UFCW 333 Member Xiao Yan Ren who received the BDM Scholarship in 2012, seen here with UFCW Business Agent Jon O’Connor and Helen Bansil Shop Steward at the Intercontinental Hotel Toronto