Union Discounts

As a member of our UFCW family, not only do you get a contract that provides important benefits, like job security and quality, affordable health care—you are also eligible for a number of exclusive discount programs.

There are TWO different discount programs, doubling the number of discounts you can receive.

Click below to register for UFCW and Union Plus discounts:

Don’t miss out on discounts

UFCW members are eligible for a number of discount programs. Are you missing out?

Big benefits, really big savings

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Educational Opportunities

Achieve your education dreams with these opportunities for UFCW members and their family. UFCW Local 455 values affordable and accessible education for our members. Find a path to a higher education that works for you and your pocketbook.

Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.

Scholarships

Take Hold of Your Future

Every year UFCW members and their families are eligible to apply for a variety of scholarships: UFCW International Charity Foundation, Union Plus and Texas ALF-CIO Scholarships are all available to UFCW 455 members each year.

The UFCW Charity Foundation Scholarship

Every year the UFCW SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM offers scholarships to UFCW members or their immediate family members who want to further their education and demonstrate a commitment to their communities and to UFCW values.

Each year, the application deadline is in late June. More information for the 2021 Scholarship will be posted soon.

Program Procedures

Union Plus Scholarship

Current and retired members, their spouses and dependent children are eligible to apply. Member’s must have at least one year of continuous union membership by May 31 of the scholarship year to apply.

Applications are available starting in mid-June, and a complete application must be received on or before 12:00 p.m. (Noon) EST on January 31st of the scholarship year.

Amounts range from $500 to $4,000 and are one-time cash rewards. Students may re-apply each year.

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Free College

Think college is too expensive? Think again! Get Your Associates Degree for Free at Eastern Gateway Community College!

The UFCW Free College Benefit ensures that UFCW members and their families do not have to pay out of pocket for any tuition, fees or e-books at Eastern Gateway Community College. The benefit covers any amount for tuition, fees or books that is not covered by federal or employer education grants.

To be eligible, students must simply apply for federal financial aid and apply any grants or tuition reimbursement to their EGCC bill. The Free College benefit will cover the rest- even if you aren’t eligible for any other aid!

WHY GET YOUR DEGREE?

BALANCE

Online classes let you balance life’s demands, making it possible to go back to school while you continue to work.

FLEXIBILITY

You can choose either 8 weeks or 16-week classes, and 24/7 access means you can work on assignments any time of day, anytime during the week!

CREDIBILITY

Graduate from a respected, regionally accredited academic institution. EGCC is governed by the Ohio Department of Higher Ed and is part of the University System of Ohio.

ASSURANCE

EGCC is transfer-friendly. They strive to ensure you get as much credit as possible toward your degree for previous work. And the credits and degree you earn at EGCC are transferable to colleges all over the country.

The UFCW Free College Benefit now includes Bachelor's Degrees! More Information

Free GED Program

Want to earn your GED?

Successfully prepare yourself! Take GED classes for free through Essential GED. The program offers a customized learning plan, so you’ll be able to pass the GED test, regardless of when you last went to school. The program allows you to study at your own pace with self-guided classes and can be completed from your phone or tablet.

If you are interested in using this benefit, please complete and submit the form linked below. It may take a few days to verify your UFCW membership. However, once confirmed, you’ll receive an email that explains how to login and begin taking free online GED classes.

At this time, this benefit is only available to UFCW members and retirees.

Earn My GED

Free Language Learning

Learn a New Language with Free Online Classes!

Whether it’s for travel, work or fun, UFCW’s free foreign language program makes learning a new language easy!

UFCW members can use this benefit to learn a foreign language for free online and at their own pace. All lessons are self-guided. This member benefit can be used to learn Spanish, French, German, Italian, English, Mandarin and more!

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