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UFCW Local 1445 Scholarships

Scholarships are available to Local 1445 members and their family members:

Confused? Here's some more information on how to decide which scholarships you might be eligible for. And if you still have questions you can always call us (Sara at 800-439-1445, ext. 103) or email or fill out the form on the "Contact Us" page.

  • High school seniors and undergraduate students who are members, or the children or grandchildren of members or retirees, of Local 1445 may be eligible for Local 1445 scholarships and/or for the John G. Silva scholarship. The John G. Silva scholarship is open to Gloucester High School seniors who are members, or the children or grandchildren of members or retirees, of Local 1445 or Local 15. More information and application forms are available from the Gloucester High School guidance office  You can also get in touch with VP/ Servicing Director Kevin McGaffigan at 781-708-6335, in the office at 800-439-1445 ext. 121, or by email at kmcgaffigan@ufcwlocal1445.org.

  • The Local 1445 ESSAY scholarship is for high school seniors who will be attending a college or university and requires that the student include an essay with the application. The essay should be 750 -1000 words long and on the subject, "How I Would Convince a Skeptical Friend That My Union's Got My Back." Essays are judged on content; applications for the essay scholarship that do not include essays will not be considered.

  • The Local 1445 LOTTERY scholarship is open to MEMBERS of Local 1445 ONLY who are NOT CURRENTLY undergraduate or vocational school students but who have decided to go back to school, to either a vocational or undergraduate program. This scholarship is designed to help out our members who would not be eligible for traditional educational financial aid.

The scholarship program offers 12-15 scholarships valued at $1000 each to support students financially. Applicants must submit their applications by April 26, 2024. The winners will be selected through a lottery system during the May community service meeting. This approach ensures fairness and equal opportunity for all candidates.
Download: AFLCIO SCHOL.pdf
This form will enter the eligible high school senior into the Essay scholarship contest.
This form will enter the eligible student into our 4 memorial scholarships: Beppie McNally, Nicole Berman, Dennis Norton, and Joe Hayes.
This form will enter the eligible applicant into the Lottery scholarship drawing. Applicants MUST BE MEMBERS of Local 1445, who are NOT currently high school or undergraduate students but who have decided to resume their education, either at an undergraduate or vocational program, in the fall of 2020.

Page Last Updated: Feb 21, 2024 (11:31:00)
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