Educational opportunities

Get your GED, take college courses, learn a language

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Think you can’t afford college? Think again.
UFCW members and their families can earn a degree online with no out-of-pocket costs, thanks to the Free College Benefit. This benefit just got better, come to an info session to find out why:

Wed, Sep 2
10:00 AM Pacific Time
https://bit.ly/ZoomSept2nd

Thu, Sep 3
07:00 PM
https://bit.ly/ZoomSept3rd

 

UFCW Free College Benefit

Think you can’t afford college? Think again.
UFCW members and their families can earn a degree online with no out-of-pocket costs, thanks to the Free College Benefit. This benefit just got better, come to an info session to find out why:

Wed, Sep 2
10:00 AM Pacific Time
https://bit.ly/ZoomSept2nd

Thu, Sep 3
07:00 PM
https://bit.ly/ZoomSept3rd

Learn more about the free college benefit:
ufcw.org/college

Knowledge is power

 

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Free college

Get your degree for free (all tuition, fees, and e-books are paid for) online at Eastern Gateway Community College! Program options include: Accounting, Associate of Arts, Business Management, Criminal Justice, Early Childhood Education, Paralegal, Patient Home Navigator, and more.

Learn more

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Learn another language

UFCW members also have the opportunity to learn Spanish, French, English, German, and/or Mandarin, online, for free! The platform is self-guided, meaning that you take it at your own pace.

Get started!

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Get your GED

UFCW members can now take General Equivalency Diploma (GED) classes for free through Essential GED. To get started, just complete the relevant inquiry form.

Get started!

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Scholarship Opportunities

Full, active UFCW members (and/or eligible dependents) are eligible for consideration for a variety of scholarships: Northwest Hope Foundation, L. Walt Derry, and/or UFCW Charity Foundation Scholarships. Deadlines are in May, each year.

You may also click this link to download the 2021 scholarship application directly here.