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December 23, 2020

Congrats to BDM Scholarship winner Solmaz Habibi of Superstore #1520!


Congratulations to UFCW Local 247 member Solmaz Habibi, who was one of 18 winners across Canada of a $1,000 BDM Scholarship. Solmaz works at Superstore #1520 in North Vancouver.

Every year, UFCW Canada offers 18 UFCW Canada – BDM Scholarships worth $1,000 each to members and their families to help with the costs of post-secondary education.

Allocated by regions across the country, this renowned union scholarship is named in honour of three past leaders of our union: William Beggs, Fred Dowling, and Roméo Mathieu.

In addition to the UFCW Canada – BDM Scholarships, more than 25 additional Union Scholarships are also available to UFCW Canada members, totalling more than $300,000 in value.

UFCW Local 247 also has scholarships and grants available exclusively for UFCW 247 members. Click here for more information on scholarships and grants, including how to apply.

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