NPFDA Scholarship Foundation

April 26, 2025
Awards Available: 8

Scholarship Description

The funds for the NPFDA Scholarships come from cash donations and the NPFDA Foundation Silent Auction, held each January during the NPFDA Annual Convention in Atlanta.

Scholarship Details

  • Eight scholarships available, each worth $5,000
  • Aimed at supporting the educational goals of NPFDA members and their families
  • Scholarships awarded based on academic achievement, goals and aspirations, and community involvement

Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicant must be an employee or child/dependent of an NPFDA member company employee
  • Must be enrolled full-time in a US-based college, university, or technical school or be a high school senior
  • Graduate students are not eligible
  • Must be pursuing a college degree

Application Process

  1. Complete the online application form
  2. Upload the most recent academic transcript
  3. Submit an essay detailing the applicant's goals and aspirations
  4. Provide a letter of recommendation from a non-family member advisor or mentor

NPFDA has been in existence since 1967 and is constantly growing and changing to meet it’s member's needs. NPFDA was started by a group of poultry & food distributors who recognized a true need for an organization able to deal with the problems of the distribution segment of the industry. Within the course of a year, NPFDA saw the need to expand membership with broad objectives structured to embody all segments of the industry and incorporate a "team" concept. Scholarship Search