Member Benefits

Ukrainian Fraternal Society of Canada

Scholarship Program

The Ukrainian Fraternal Society of Canada Scholarship Program is one benevolent benefit available to members which serves to foster and maintain ties of community kinship. Currently four scholarship awards of $1,000 each are available annually to UFSC members.

Eligibility

The UFSC applicant must be achieving academic excellence and pursuing post-secondary studies that will lead to a degree, certificate, or diploma.

The Scholarship Awards are available to individuals who are insured by UFSC. At the time of application their policy must have been in effect for a period of not less than three (3) years and the account must be in good standing.

Selection Criteria

The UFSC Scholarship Award will be presented to the individuals who achieve academic excellence and have a history of academic accomplishments. The applicants must be enrolled as a fulltime student attending an accredited university, college, or technical institute. Applicants must demonstrate that they have taken initiatives to contribute to the Ukrainian Canadian Community.

The awarding of the Scholarships will be at the sole discretion of the Ukrainian Fraternal Society of Canada. Recipients are considered to have given the Society consent to publish their name, photograph, and personal information.

Requirements

Applicants must submit a typed double-spaced letter of up to 500 words explaining why they should be considered for this Award based on the indicated criteria.

The following information is required to be included with the application:

  • Full Name
  • Address (permanent and current, if different than permanent)
  • Telephone Number
  • Date of Birth
  • Name and Address of Educational Institute
  • Proof of Registration
  • Transcripts
  • Character References (minimum of 2 letters)
Download the Scholarship Application Form

The Application Deadline is August 15 of each year. Submit Complete Application Package to:

UFSC Head Office – Attention Scholarship Award Committee

235 McGregor Street, Winnipeg, MB, R2W 4W5

Youth Rebates

The weekly rebate is $50.00 to a maximum of $ 100.00 for two weeks. The eligibility age limit is 18.

The Ukrainian Fraternal Society of Canada offers a rebate to UFSC Youth Members who:

  • attend a Canadian Ukrainian Summer Camp
    or
  • participate in a Canadian Ukrainian Language Summer Study Program.

This rebate is offered to existing UFSC Youth Members and to new UFSC Youth Members who become insured with the Society in the current year.

A UFSC Youth Member is the insured person of a Child’s Insurance Plan.

Official receipts are required in order to qualify for the rebates.

December 31 of each year is the Deadline for Rebate Requests. Requests received after December 31 will be declined.

Download the Youth Rebate Application Form

Will Preparation Benefit

Every adult Ukrainian Fraternal Society of Canada and Ukrainian Mutual Benefit Association of St Nicholas insurance policy owner, who employs the services of a legal professional to prepare or update a will, is eligible to apply for a one-time reimbursement up to $75.00 to help defray part of the cost.

Download the Will Preparation Benefit Claim Form

To qualify –

  1. You must be a UFSC or UMBA life insurance policy owner 18 years of age or older.
  2. The premiums on your insurance policy must be up-to-date.
  3. Use a legal professional to prepare or update your will.
  4. Submit a copy of the paid invoice that you received from a legal professional with the application.