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Bursaries are available to members who have recently taken a course or short-term program with the purpose of updating their skills in an area relevant to their work and not covered by their employer.

Any active member of Local 247, who has been continuously active for the last six (6) months prior to commencement of their course, can apply for a one-time bursary.

It is the applicant’s sole responsibility to ensure the application is filled out correctly and legibly. Applicant’s proof of successful course/program completion and tuition receipts from a recognized learning institution must accompany the application.

If you have any questions or to request a printed copy of the application please e-mail

Bursaries are limited to one per active member and a maximum of $500 each. Upon review, bursaries will be awarded on a first come, first serve basis.

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UFCW Local 247 will review your application and award a bursary if the criteria is met.
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