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Scholarships 2021 UFCW Local 881 Charitable Foundation Scholarship Evaluation criteria: The UFCW Local 881 Charitable Foundation scholarships are awarded to a members or children of members in good standing with Local 881 UFCW. Winners will be selected based on academic achievement, career goals, leadership, and a demonstrated understanding of the American Labor Movement. Judges consist of an independent panel of labor leaders, educators, civic leaders, and/or public officials. Scholarship Award Amounts: Amounts range from $1,000 to $4,000. These one-time cash awards are for study beginning in the Fall of 2021. link to Union Plus website Application Deadline: A complete application must be postmarked on or before Friday, February 19, 2021. Applications received after this deadline will not be considered. Questions? Please call: (847) 294-5064, ext. 343. Common Questions (please read the application carefully for rules): If you don’t win, can you reapply? YES. If you apply for the Union Plus Scholarship, can you also apply for Local 881? YES. Can the applicant be a graduating high school senior? YES. Can the applicant already be a college student? YES. Can the applicant be a graduate school student? YES. Do I really have a chance to win? YES!!! The UFCW Local 881 Charitable Foundation Scholarship on average receives less than 50 applications a year and gives away up to 5 awards. If you can write a thoughtful essay and proofread it, your chances are very good! YOU CAN’T WIN IF YOU DON’T APPLY!!! I still have questions, who can help me? Call Maggie Vis at 847-294-5064, x343. #2021 Union Plus Scholarship Program link to Union Plus website The application deadline is Sunday, January 31, 2021, 12pm (noon) ET. Scholarship Award Amounts: Amounts range from $500 to $4,000. These one-time cash awards are for study beginning in the Fall of 2021. Students may re-apply each year. link to Union Plus website2021 Chicago Federation of Labor Scholarship Program link to CFL Scholarship Each year, the Chicago Federation of Labor awards 10 scholarships to high school seniors, valued at $2,000 each. The funds may be used at any accredited college or university in the United States. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, applications will only be accepted electronically. Completed applications must be received by the Chicago Federation of Labor by 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, February 10, 2021. The applicant or his/her parent must be a member in good standing of a union affiliated with the Chicago Federation of Labor. (As a Local 881 member, you are eligible for this scholarship). PLEASE NOTE: All applications must be signed by one of the top officers of the member’s local union. This needs to be done BEFORE the deadline! Please contact Maggie Vis, 847-294-5064, x343. Please note, the applicant must choose to enter either the Academic Competition or the Random Drawing. Applicants attempting to enter both categories will be disqualified. 2021 UFCW International Scholarship Program

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