Our Union Education Benefits

We empower, uplift and advance your personal and professional aspirations. For those seeking foundational stepping stones, our Free GED Courses lay the groundwork for future success. Broaden your horizons and global outreach with our Free Language Learning Courses or equip yourself with vital skills through our Free Workforce Essentials Courses.

Our College Scholarships offer four unique opportunities to lessen the financial burden of higher education, ensuring a smoother path to achieving your academic dreams. Additionally, our Discount Programs provide valuable savings, making quality education more accessible to all our members. Dive into a world of knowledge and opportunity, and discover the doors our union education benefits can open.

Union Education Benefits: Get your GED

Get Your GED

As a UFCW Local 880 member, you can take GED classes for free! Get a customized learning plan that lets you study at your own pace from your tablet or phone.

Learn a new language with our union education benefits

Learn a New Language

Learn over 70 languages for online through our Free Foreign Language Program. Whether it’s for work, fun or travel, you’ll gain the conversational skills necessary to communicate in your new language. Courses are scheduled quarterly throughout the year, and seats are available on a first come, first served basis.

Attend Workforce Essential Courses with our union education benefits for free.

Workforce Essentials Courses

Sharpen your skills and advance your career with our free Workforce Essentials program. UFCW Local 880 is here to help you move onward and upward! Current courses include Work Essentials, Computer Essentials and Money Essentials.

Save on college tuition with our union education benefits!

UFCW Discount College Program

UFCW members and their families are eligible for significantly discounted tuition rates from a number of participating colleges and degree programs. Whether you want to continue your education or are searching for affordable options for your family members, UFCW gives you a flexible path toward earning your degree online.

Earn your degree for less with our union education benefits!

UFCW International Charity Foundation Scholarship

Since 1958, the UFCW Charity Foundation has distributed more than $2 million in scholarships to UFCW members or their immediate family members. Many scholarship recipients have returned to the UFCW as activists, organizers and staffers who contribute to our mission!

The Union Plus Scholarship is just one of our union education benefits.

Union Plus Scholarship

Union Plus Scholarships are awarded to students attending a recognized trade or technical school, graduate school, two-year college or four-year college. Scholarships are based on need, personal character, academic achievement and commitment to the values of organized labor.

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