Who Can Apply: Each year, subject to availability of funds, up to ten scholarships are awarded to rising full-time juniors, seniors or graduate students pursuing a degree in business, food management or another relevant course of study leading to a career in the grocery industry, with preference given to the independent retail and wholesale sector. Each scholarship is $2,000 per semester (Fall and Spring only) for a maximum of four consecutive semesters. Recipients must maintain a 2.5 GPA per semester/quarter and full-time status to continue receiving the scholarship.
- Quality of letter of recommendation from a professor relative to the applicant’s pursuit of a career in the grocery industry
- Quality of personal statement and resume
- If applicable, job experience in the grocery industry and letter of recommendation from a professional in the industry who can speak to the applicant’s interest and experience
Deadline: May 15, 2015
Learn More: Asparagus Club Scholarship