The Asparagus Club Scholarship Program was founded in 1990 and has provided over $850,000 in scholarship funds to students entering the independent grocery retail careers.
The Asparagus Club awards a maximum of ten scholarships per year (subject to availability of funds). Each scholarship is $2,000 per semester (fall and spring only) not to exceed four consecutive semesters. Recipients must retain full-time student status and earn at least a 2.5 GPA to earn a scholarship each semester/quarter.
- Full-time students
- Rising juniors, seniors, or graduate students
- Earning a degree in a business, food management, or other relevant courses of study leading to a career in the independent retail grocery industry
Please contact the Baton Rouge Area Foundation for additional information including eligibility, requirements, and application information:
Baton Rouge Area Foundation: http://www.braf.org/