UFCW Free College Benefit
Local 338 members and their families can now earn an accredited degree online through Eastern Gateway Community College (EGCC) with no out-of-pocket costs for tuition or books.  

To learn about the UFCW Free College Benefit visit,

The deadline to enroll for the Spring 2018 semester is January 12, 2017. 

Union Plus Scholarship Award
Local338 All Local 338 members and their families are entitled to apply for the Union Plus Scholarship Award to be used towards their college education. Scholarship awards vary from $500 to $4,000 and these one-time cash awards are for study beginning in the fall. However, students may re-apply each year.  

When creating your free Union Plus account select: Union "RWDSU (Retail Workers)" & Local Name "Local 338" & "Union Member" or "Dependent."

To apply, click here

The deadline for completed applications is January 31, 2018. 

In 2017, 7 UFCW members won a scholarship through Union Plus! If they can win, you can too!

Island Federal Credit Union Scholarship
Local338 Island Federal Credit Union is firmly committed to the families of Long Island. That's why each spring, we award scholarships to high school seniors planning to continue their education. All members who are high school seniors and are pursuing advanced full-time study after graduation are encouraged to apply for an Island Federal Credit Union Scholarship. Awards range from $2,500 to $10,000!

To learn about visit Island Federal Scholarship Page

The deadline to submit your application is April 20, 2018. 

*Requires you to have an account with Island Federal Credit Union as well as live and/or work in Nassau or Suffolk Counties to apply.

Local 338 Scholarship Awards Program
Local338 Local 338 Members and their dependents can now apply for The 2017 Local 338 Charities, Inc. Scholarship Awards Program!

The Scholarship Committee awards 10 students a one-time award of $1,500 for their first year of college, vocational or other accredited institution of continuing education or training. Local 338 Charities, Inc. also awards an additional 10 individuals with Book Award Scholarships, which this year has been increased to $500 each. Furthermore, one student, the Emanuel Laub Scholarship recipient, will be awarded $1,500 per ear for all four years in annual installments (totaling $6,000). 

The deadline for the application has passed. Please check back early next year!

UFCW Region 1 South Women's Network Child Care Grant
Local338 As a member of Local 338 RWDSU/UFCW, you are entitled to apply for the UFCW Women's Network Child Care Grant, which will help to cover the cost of child care for your dependent child/children.

Click Here to Download the Application in English.
Click Here to Download the Application in Spanish.

The deadline for completed application is October 31, 2017. 

Local 338 Scholarship at NCC
Local338 A new scholarship opportunity is now available for Local 338 members and their dependents who are currently attending Nassau Community College or will be attending NCC in the 2017 Fall Semester. The award is $1,500 for two consecutive semesters (a total of $3,000) as long as the recipient maintains the eligibility criteria. Each year, one award will be granted to an eligible member or dependent. We strongly encourage you to apply as it may help you to reduce the financial burden of your educational expenses!

The deadline to submit your application was July 28, 2017. Please check back for the next opportunity to apply!

*This scholarship is granted by the Nassau Community College Foundation 

RWDSU's Alvin E. Heaps Memorial Scholarship
Local338 Local 338 members and their children are eligible to apply for the RWDSU Alvin E. Heaps Scholarship. Scholarship winners will receive financial assistance for one academic year.

Click here for more information!

The deadline to submit your application was July 15, 2017. Check back early 2018 to apply!

UFCW Scholarship Program
Local338 As a member of Local 338, you or your unmarried dependent (under the age of 20) are eligible to apply for the UFCW's Scholarship Program. The UFCW will be awarding several scholarships up to $8,000 each!  

The deadline to submit your application was May 8, 2017. Check back in early 2018 for the next opportunity to apply! 

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