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Chancellor University
  • Chancellor will offer a 10% tuition discount for members
  • Chancellor will waive the $50 application fee for members
UFCW International Union Scholarships Scholarship awards up to $4,000.00. Apply on-line at www.ufcw.org/ scholarship or call UFCW Local 99 and request an International Scholarship Application.

UFCW Local 99 Scholarships

UFCW Local 99 is pleased to announce the continuation of its college and vocational Scholarship Awards Program for the academic school year 2016-2017.

The union grants scholarships in the belief that it can make no finer investment than to provide better educational opportunities for deserving students.

Every member can take personal pride in the growth and development of this outstanding education assistance program.

The following are examples of the possible scholarship awards to be granted.


One Award: $3,000
One Award: $2,000
Four Awards: $1,500 each
Ten Awards: $1,000 each

Four Awards: $750 each


Two Awards: $500 each

Testing will take place on a date and time to be determined. Applicants will receive a notice by mail of the date, time and place prior to the testing date.


Rules and Eligibility

1. Applicants must establish basic eligibility by applying for a scholarship award and completing the UFCW LOCAL 99 SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS COMPETITION APPLICATION published in the 99Report.

Send it to:
UFCW Local 99
Attn: Scholarship Desk
2401 N. Central Ave., 2nd Floor Phoenix, AZ 85004.

2. The applicant must be a member or a child or spouse of a member.

3. The applicant must be at least a senior in high school to compete.

4. Eligibility requirements state that you must remain a member of Local 99 in continuous good standing through June 30. This means that the member on whose eligibility you applied cannot be suspended, take a withdrawal or transfer to another union local. Failure to comply through the eligibility requirements will disqualify you from competition as an applicant, finalist or winner.

5. Scores can only be used in Local 99's competition.

6. Fire, police and sheriff, etc. academy applicants and beauticians and electronics applicants may apply under the vocational category only.
7. An independent Scholarship Com­mittee composed of leading citizens of the community will be responsible for the selection of a group of finalists, based on their examination scores. Finalists must submit additional information and appear before the committee for a personal interview. After the personal interviews, the committee will select the winners.

8. Collegiate awards are not restricted as to level of study.

9. Vocational awards are separate from college awards.

10. All awards are contingent upon the student being accepted by and registering at an accredited school.

11. Winners must be full-time students taking at least 12 units (undergraduate and vocational) or nine (graduate) for full-time awards and at least six units for part-time awards.

12. Decisions of the scholarship committee are final.

13. Applicants are not eligible if they previously received award monies.

14. Test scores from previous competitions are not acceptable in the current competition.

15. The scholarship committee reserves the right to adjust the award monies.


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Union Plus Scholarship Program

$500.00 up to $4,000.00 scholarship grants.

Students of working families are eligible for various union-sponsored scholarships. Members can look into these programs and apply for wonderful opportunities that make continuing education more affordable.

To receive more information, go on-line to http://www.unionplus.org/benefits/education/scholarships or call 1-877-881-1022.1-877-881-1022.

Union Plus College Loans

Available to Union members and/or their dependents who are attending accredited colleges and universities.

Many families today need help paying for college. If you or your child plan to attend an accredited college or university at least part-time, then the Union Plus Education Loans through American Education Services (AES) are your best bet.

Borrowing through the Union Plus Education Loan program gives you access to many financial products. They can provide low-cost federal loans and private loans with rate reductions for automatic and on-time payments. You can borrow all of the money you need-for tuition, books, fees, computers and other education-related expenses.

Unique benefits exclusively for union members:

Strike benefit: If you have a Union Plus Education Loan and have been on strike for 30 days or longer, payments can be made for you up to 60 days if your account is eligible and in good standing. For more information, call 1-877-881-1022.

UPromise Advantage: By shopping at participating stores, you can earn contributions for future college expenses or payments to your current student loans. Learn more about this special program here.

Teleflora's Flower Club

Flowers make the perfect gift for birthdays, holidays, celebrations and tokens of sympathy. The Union Plus Flower Service offers a variety of flowers and plants at union-members-only prices. Choose roses, centerpieces, bouquets, flowers with balloons and baskets and more.

Union members can order discounted flowers online or by phone and have them delivered anywhere in the world, satisfaction guaranteed.

20% discount per order
Unconditional 100% satisfaction guarantee
Wide selection of expertly designed flower arrangements, green and blooming plants and wreaths
Same-day flower delivery service (if ordered before 12 pm in recipient's time zone)
International service (with three-day delivery guarantee; orders for delivery outside the U.S. and Canada taken by phone only.)
Secure site with a My Account password-protected section that can send gift reminders


Health Club Discounts

Things are shaping up for union members. Get the lowest rates on new memberships at your choice of over 8,000 fitness clubs, including select Bally Total Fitness, Curves, World Gym, and Lady of America locations. Union Plus has partnered with GlobalFit to provide these healthy living programs for you.

To locate a participating club in your area, call GlobalFit at 1-800-294-1500 or go to www.unionplus.com

Dial One
Mears Air Conditioning & Heating, Inc.

743 E. Dunlap
Phoenix, AZ 85020

15% discount on parts and labor when you need service on air conditioning and heating system.

Must show proof of Union Membership.

Drain Squad

Drain and sewer cleaning, slab leaks, water heaters, water and sewer line repairs, backflow prevention services.

15% discount off total bill.

Contact Raymond Perez (623)594-4333 or (480)393-3290. Must request Union discount and show proof of Union membership.

Patriot Pest & Termite Control 10% discount on complete pest and termite control. Call (602)861-2266. Must show proof of Union membership.
Protection One

Home and business security systems and monitoring.

Monitored Smoke Detector device and 3 months free monitoring ($300 value).

Must call Marlys Sixsmith at 480-529-8159 and request ESM/UFCW discount. Must show proof of Union membership.

Shasta Pools & Spas

Free upgrade to our state of the art in floor cleaning system with a new pool purchase or a free upgrade to a LED color wheel light for the spa.

Employee must mention they are an ESM member when making initial appointment.

Choice Hotels International:

Discounts at the following hotels:

  • Comfort Inn
  • Comfort Suites
  • Quality
  • Sleep Inn
  • Clarion
  • MainStay Suites
  • Suburban Extended Stay Hotel
  • Econo Lodge
  • Rodeway Inn

15% discount at participating Choice Hotels. Call the Union office for discount code and contact information. Visit web site www.choicehotels.com (must have discount code to register online).