NGA Foundation Scholarships

2021 Scholarships Are Currently Being Reviewed! 

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    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

    To view the full list of requirements and frequently asked questions, click here. 

    2021 Scholarships

    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

    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

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

    Support A Scholarship

    Click here to support a scholarship!

    Join your industry colleagues and fund a scholarship today! For more information contact nga-foundation@nationalgrocers.org or call 703-516-0700 for more information.