Scholarships for Union Members
UFCW Union members have several scholarship opportunities to assist them in paying for their education. Members are eligible for awards from the Local Union, the International UFCW, and the AFL-CIO. There is no time like the present to plan for your future! UFCW Local 1189 Kokaisel Scholarship Fund and Executive Board Scholarships:
A total of $2000 in scholarships will be awarded from the Kokaisel Scholarship Fund and up to $4000 additional scholarships have been allocated by the Executive Board to assist Union members who are or will be attending college or vocational school.
Applications must be returned to the Union office postmarked no later than March 31, 2015.UFCW international Scholarship:
$8000 Scholarship ($2000 for four years)
Applicants must first register online, "part-A" of the application process,
in order to receive "part-B" of the application.
All application materials and transcripts must be in by MARCH 22, 2015.
Apply online EARLY to ensure enough time for the application process.AFL-CIO Scholarships
For high school seniors graduating in 2015 (members or children of members)
Five $1000 Scholarships will be awarded
Universal scholarship application.pdf
Deadline April 30, 2015.MARTIN DUFFY ADULT LEARNER SCHOLARSHIP AWARD
Two $500 Scholarships are awarded each year
Duffy Scholarship Form.pdf
Deadline April 30, 2015.Nellie Stone Johnson Scholarship
$1200 Scholarships for Full-time Students, $500 for Part-time
nellie_stone2015.pdf<br>Application and information
Deadline June 1, 2015AFL-CIO Leadership Grant
A total of $2000 for members seeking to develop their union leadership skills