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NGA Foundation Scholarships


The NGA Foundation seeks to position the industry as an employer of choice for college students and is committed to supporting students planning careers with independent grocers. Since 1990 NGA and its affiliates have awarded over $1 million in scholarships providing the critical resources needed to invest in our future leaders.

Please contact ldavidlaux@nationalgrocers.org with questions regarding scholarship programs.

2018 Scholarship Offerings

Asparagus Club Scholarships
Five scholarships awarded annually each for up to 4 semesters 

Asparagus Club, Thomas K. Zaucha Scholarship
One scholarship awarded annually each for up to 4 semesters 

Charlie and Becky Bray Legacy Scholarship 
One scholarship awarded annually 

Roger Collins Leadership Scholarship 
One scholarship awarded annually 

First Data Technology Legacy Scholarship
Two scholarships awarded annually, with preference given to students interested in leveraging technology in the grocery industry 

FMS Solutions Holdings, LLC Legacy Scholarship
One scholarship awarded annually, with preference given to children of state or local law enforcement officers 
Kimberly-Clark Corporation Legacy Scholarship
One scholarship awarded annually 

Peter and Jody Larkin Legacy Scholarship
One scholarship awarded annually 

Mondelēz International Legacy Scholarship

One scholarship awarded annually 

Bob Richardson Legacy Scholarship
One scholarship awarded annually 

Women Grocers of America (WGA) Mary Macey Scholarship(s)

Scholarships awarded annually

Don't delay, 2018 scholarship applications are due April 15, 2018!

Click HERE to view and apply for 2018 scholarships.

 

Support A Scholarship

Join your industry colleagues and fund a scholarship today!

Contact Maggie White mwhite@nationalgrocers.org or
call 703-516-0700 for more information. 

2017 Scholarship Winners

2017 NGA Foundation Scholarships

Charlie and Becky Bray Scholarship
John Schneidenbach
SpartanNash Company

Roger Collins Scholarship
Lindsey Oettel
University of Illinois

First Data Scholarship Recipients
Ryan Sobolik and Travis Stinson
Hugo's & Brookshire Grocery Company

Kimberly Clark Scholarship
Mikaela Campbell-Magana
K-VA-T Food City

Peter and Jody Larkin Scholarship
Emily Mufich
Unified Grocers, Inc.
Mondelēz International Scholarship
Chad Villanueva
The Save Mart Companies

Bob Richardson Scholarship
George Denny
KVAT Food City

FMS Scholarship
David Rosen
Vicente Foods

2017 Asparagus Scholarships Recipients

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Nolan Hickey, Hy-Vee
Lauren Hillsburg, 
Hormel Corporation
Cara Mahon, 
Associated Wholesale Grocers
Denise Malkoon
Peanut Butter Americano, LLC
Margaret Schnaufer, 
Fareway Stores

2017 Thomas K. Zaucha Asparagus Club Recipient

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The Thomas K. Zaucha Asparagus Club Scholarship ($2,500 for up to four semesters) was awarded to Chad Villanueva, who works at The Save Mart Companies (FoodMaxx #487) and is pursuing a degree in business management at Fresno Pacific University. The scholarship is given each year to an outstanding applicant pursuing a career with a focus on the independent retailers and wholesaler sector.

2017 Women Grocers of America (WGA) Mary Macey Scholarship Recipients

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Katie Bridge, Roche Brothers 
Sarah CarpenterAcosta

To learn more about the 2017 scholarship winners, click HERE.

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