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. 

Scholarship Application 2019 – (Applications must be submitted or postmarked no later than April 30th, 2019)

Scholarship Memo 2019

Greater Southeastern Labor Council Scholarship 2018 – (Applications due by April 20th, 2018)

UFCW International Scholarship(Applications due by May 13th, 2018) 

Union Plus Scholarship



Jake W. Brown

Son of Jack Brown, Stop & Shop #720 Coventry, RI

Emily J. Chambers

Daughter of Dana Chambers, UFCW Local 328 Staff

Kristen M. Couto

Stop & Shop #723, Bristol, RI

Eric P. Ganczarski

Stop & Shop #473, Fall River, MA

Olivia J. Gould

Daughter of Brian Gould, Stop & Shop #721, N. Smithfield, RI

Sydnee R. Midura

Daughter of Michael Midura, Stop & Shop #421, Somerset, MA

Jessica R. Miranda

Daughter of Maria Miranda, Stop & Shop #71, Fall River, MA

Madisyn L. Pereira

Stop & Shop #432, Attleboro, MA

Ryan F. Struzziery

Son of Keith Struzziery, Stop & Shop #17, Quincy, MA

Collin E. Westgate

Son of Mary Westgate, Stop & Shop #474, Wareham, 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