Mary Macey Scholarship Program

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Amount
Awarded

$1,250

Awarded

Application Deadline

April 15

Wednesday
Awarded By:

Women Grocers of America

Number of Awards & Eligibility: Two to four awards offered annually.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. Must be a college sophomore, junior, or senior at the time of application.
  2. Must be a woman.
  3. Must have a grade point average of 2.0 or higher.
  4. Must be planning to pursue a career in food retail.
  5. Must have work experience in a grocery store or other food retail establishment.
  6. This award is for U.S. students.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: This scholarship is available for undergraduate women who have completed at least one academic year of study with a grade point average of 2.0 or higher. Applicants must be employed or have been previously employed in a food retailing business, and must plan to pursue a career related to food retail.

Application requirements for the Mary Macey Scholarship Program are:

  • Application form
  • Personal statement
  • Recommendation letter
  • Transcript
Additional Information: The Women Grocers of America (WGA) is the sole organization representing women grocers and those affiliated with the independent food industry. WGA's mission is to ensure long-term prosperity in the evolving industry of grocery by recruiting and retaining the next generation of successful individuals with an emphasis on young women through scholarships, awards, and professional development opportunities.

Award Amount: $1,000 to $1,500 annually, non-renewable.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $1,250.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Wednesday, April 15

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Wednesday, April 15

Applications and information about this scholarship can be found online at the National Grocers of America website and may be directly accessed by using the link provided. To be considered for this award, students must submit a completed application form as well as the following documents: a personal statement addressing the topic listed on the application; a letter of recommendation from a sponsor in the grocery industry or university faculty; and a college or university transcript (either an official or unofficial copy). All applications and supporting materials must be postmarked or emailed no later than the deadline date.
Contact: Kristine Bender
Address: 1005 N. Glebe Road Suite 250 Arlington, Virginia 22201-5758

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