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Scholarships Available for UFCW Members & Family

There are currently two Scholarship Programs open to UFCW members and their families.  The first is Local 1262’s Annual Scholarship Program and the other is the International UFCW’s 2021 Scholarship Program.  Information on both programs is provided below.


Due to COVID-19, Local 1262 has extended the deadline for our Scholarship Program applications to July 30, 2021. Members and their dependents who are seniors in high school or freshmen, sophomores or juniors in college can apply. Please complete and submit the Short-Form application (below).  Once eligibility has been determined a Long-Form Application will be mailed to you

The Deadline For All Materials is July 30, 2021

For more information, call Gladyz Feimster at 973-777-3700, ext. 1933.

Covid 19 Extension Date 2021 Short Form Application


This program awards several scholarships of up to $8,000 each to UFCW members or their dependents under the age of 20. This application is done entirely online from May 3 to July 24, 2021.  For more information, click on the link below:

UFCW International Scholarship Program

UFCW Launches Free Four-Year College Degree Program: The UFCW has expanded its Free College Benefit to include a Bachelor’s Degree Program.  Members can now earn a Bachelor’s Degree online with no out-of-pocket costs or loans through Central State University in Wilberforce, Ohio.  For complete details on this new program — and the Free Two-Year Associates Degree Program – visit www.ufcw.org/college.  Summer classes begin on June 1.