NGA Foundation Scholarships

2022 Scholarship Applications are Now Open

Deadline to Submit: Friday, April 15

Visit the Scholarship Portal to view the status of a previous application or update your profile.

About The Scholarship Program

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. 

Eligibility and Requirements

  • Scholarships are available to rising college freshman through postgraduate studies (must be enrolled at the time of payment to be considered)
  • Must be enrolled in a U.S. or 4-year-degree-granting institution (including relevant postgraduate studies)
  • Majoring in Business, Food Management, IT or other focuses leading to a career in grocery
  • Experience in the grocery industry is preferred but not required

 

2022 Scholarships

Asparagus Club Scholarships (5)

Asparagus Club, Thomas K. Zaucha Scholarship

Charlie and Becky Bray Legacy Scholarship 

Della Noce Family Industry Diversity Scholarship 
Awarded annually to a female or a person of color to encourage greater diversity within our industry.

ECOLAB Women in Grocery Scholarship 

FMS Solutions Holdings, LLC Legacy Scholarship
Awarded to a child of state or local law enforcement officers

Mondelēz International Legacy Scholarship

Kimberly-Clark Corporation Legacy Scholarship

Peter and Jody Larkin Legacy Scholarship

Roger Collins Leadership Scholarship 

Ronnie Horton Legacy Scholarship (2)

Bob Richardson Legacy Scholarship

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

Scholarships awarded annually

Fund A Legacy Scholarship

You can support students pursuing careers in grocery through establishing a Legacy Scholarship in the name of an individual or organization. Scholarships start at $1,000 with an administration fee of $150 per scholarship per year. Legacy scholarships require a multi-year commitment which can be paid up front or on an annual basis. Option to specify candidate qualifications or follow the existing NGAF scholarship program requirements.

Join your industry colleagues and fund a scholarship today! For more information contact nga-foundation@nationalgrocers.org or call 202-938-2570 for more information.