WGA Mary Macey Scholarship

Award Amount
$1,500
Awards Available
4
Deadline
June 15, 2018
  • Scholarship Description
  • The Women Grocers of America (WGA) is pleased to assist the National Grocers Association (NGA) in its pursuit to recruit and retain the next generation of quality managers and entrepreneurs. We offer academic scholarships worth $1,500 each to students who intend to pursue a career in the independent sector of the grocery industry.

    Eligibility:
    -Independent grocery retailers and wholesalers, their employees and families, including WGA and NGA members, are eligible to apply
    -Applicants must attend a U.S. college or university
    -Have a 2.0 GPA or better
    -Must be entering sophomores or continuing students in good standing in a two-year, associate degree-granting institution or four-year, bachelor degree-granting institution or graduate program
    -Applicants must currently work in the independent grocery industry

    Submission materials:
    -A completed application
    -A personal statement explaining why you merit the Mary Macey Scholarship. Tell us about scholastic achievements, leadership awards, extracurricular activities, personal stories, as well as your intent to pursue a career in the independent grocery sector
    -A letter of recommendation from a sponsor in the grocery industry endorsing your intent to pursue a career in the industry
    -A college/university transcript

    For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
  • Contact
  • Kristine Bender
  • 1005 North Glebe Rd.
  • Suite 250
  • Arlington, VA 22201
  • education@nationalgrocers.org
  • 703-516-8828

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