Scholarships and Education information


UFCW 227 distributes five (5) $2,000 scholarships for students pursuing post‐secondary education each year. UFCW Local 227 members, their spouses and dependents(children, step-children and grandchildren) are eligible to apply. Application will be available after December 2019. You will need to mail a sealed copy of your transcript to the local in order for the application to be considered. (UFCW Local 227 Foundation, 3330 Pinecroft Dr. Louisville, KY, 40219; Attention: Bridget Dunn).

To see if you qualify click on the Rules and Eligibility Guidelines button for more information.


UFCW International Union Scholarship
Every year the UFCW International offers scholarships to union members or their immediate family who want to further their education and demonstrate a commitment to their communities and to UFCW values.

Union Plus Scholarship Program
For the past 20 years, Union Plus has distributed over 3.4 million scholarship dollars to union members and their families. Amounts range from $500 to $4,000. These one-time cash awards are for study beginning in the Fall of 2020. Students may re-apply each year.