Scholarships / Free College


UFCW Local 328 offers several scholarships for students. Eligible participants must be enrolled full time in a degree program at any post secondary college/university or vocational/technical school. In addition, applicants must be an eligible member, spouse, child, or grandchild of an active Local 328 member or the Local 328 Retirees club. Be sure to check this website and your union bulletin board for more information.

The UFCW International Union also offers a scholarship to graduating high school seniors, awarded in each of the regions in the U.S. and Canada.

Other scholarships are offered through the local’s affiliation with the AFL-CIO. Most of the local labor councils offer scholarships to our union members. 

Provided below is a list of some of the current scholarships offered. We will update it when others become available. 

UFCW Local 328 Scholarship Application – (Application must be submitted or postmarked no later than April 30th, 2017)

UFCW International Scholarship

Union Plus Scholarship



Emily J. Chambers

Father, Dana Chambers, employed by Stop & Shop #54, Abington, MA

Michael J. Curtin

Employed by Stop & Shop #12, Sandwich, MA

& father, Michael S. Curtin, Stop & Shop #475, Wareham, MA

Patrick S. Hannigan

Mother, Karen Hannigan, employed by Stop & Shop #54, Abington, MA 

Taylor D. Hunt

Mother, Kelly Hunt, employed by Stop & Shop #54, Abington, MA

Sydney R. Keefe

Employed at Stop & Shop #28, Norwell, MA

Kylie C. Pimental

Mother, Michelle, employed by Stop & Shop #720, Coventry, RI

Daniel Salazar-Herrera

Father, Carlos Gonzalez, employed by UFCW Local 328

Colton J. Smith

Employed by Stop & Shop #469, Plymouth, MA

Brandon C. Valery

Mother, Janet Valery, employed by Stop & Shop #469, Plymouth, MA

Matthew J. West

Father, Richard West, employed by Stop & Shop #487, Braintree, MA



UFCW has partnered with Eastern Gateway Community College to offer FREE college to UFCW Local 328 members and their families! This exciting opportunity allows you and your family to earn an Associates degree with no out of pocket costs to you for tuition, fees or books! The credits you earn transfer to other schools. For more information and to apply, visit: 

ufcw free college