Local 1546 Scholarship News

 Local 1546 Scholarship News…

Again this year our Academic Excellence
winners will receive $2,000.00!

Apply now for a 2019 Scholarship
awarded by UFCW Local 1546
Simply read the Rules & Regulations…
      follow the application instructions carefully…
           and you could be a UFCW Local 1546 Scholarship winner!

The Academic Excellence Awards
Given in honor of William Dzik,
Jack Boyd, R. Emmett Kelly, and
Fred Clavio, Sr.

Local 1546 will award two (2) $2,000.00 scholarships in the academic year 2019-20 to selected Local 1546 members or their dependents who did not win a  Local 1546 Scholarship in 2018. To qualify, applicants (or their parents) must be active members in good standing and be graduating high school seniors accepted into, or undergraduate students already attending, a college, university, or accredited trade school.  Scholarship recipients will be selected based on grades, participation in school activities and/or community service. In addition, applicants will be asked to complete an additional project.

A panel of judges will select the winners this summer.

Cash for College Awards
Given in honor of George J. Spears

Local 1546 will also award six (6) additional $500.00 scholarships for the 2019-20 academic year. These awards will be given through a random drawing from all remaining qualified applicants, as well as those who wish to be considered for the random drawing only and did not win a Local 1546 Scholarship in 2018. The drawing will be conducted in the summer.

To be considered for the “Cash for College Awards” random drawing only, please complete all but the project section on the form included (type or print clearly), and mail it along with proof of attendance at, or admission to your chosen college, to:

UFCW Local 1546
1649 West Adams Street, 2nd Floor
Chicago, IL  60612
Attn:  Scholarship Committee

To be considered for both the UFCW Local 1546 “Academic Excellence Awards” and the “Cash for College Awards,” please complete the entire application form and mail it to the address given above along with proof of attendance at, or admission to your chosen college.  “Academic Excellence Award” applicants must also send a copy of your most recent school transcripts; a separate typed sheet listing your school and community activities; and your project.  All decisions will be final, and winners only will be notified by UFCW Local 1546.


Download Application

You may also request a copy of the packet be sent to you by sending an email to: Scholarship@ufcwlocal1546.org


UFCW Charity Foundation Scholarship

UFCW Charity Foundation Scholarship

Looking to further your education? The UFCW Charity Foundation Scholarship is now accepting applications from UFCW members and their families.

Every year the UFCW Charity Foundation scholarship program offers scholarships to UFCW members or their immediate family members who want to further their education and demonstrate a commitment to their communities and to UFCW values.  Since 1958, the fund has distributed more than $2 million in scholarships.*

Past winners have gone on to make significant contributions to society and to the UFCW – entering a range of fields including public service, medicine, law, business and teaching.  Many have returned to the UFCW as staffers, organizers, and community activists who contribute to our mission.