Cathy Miller Memorial Scholarship

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Amount
Awarded

$2,000

Awarded

Application Deadline

December 4

Wednesday
Awarded By:

Perishable Food Council of Northern California

Number of Awards & Eligibility: Five awards offered annually.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for U.S. students.
  2. Must be a resident or an immediate family member to someone living/working in the Northern California trade area.
  3. Must work or be sponsored by an immediate family member who is a member/employee of a company that is a current member of the Perishable Foods Council of Northern California. For the purpose of this award, immediate family is defined as a son, daughter, brother, sister, mother, father, niece, nephew or grandparent, including in-laws thereof.
  4. Must be a U.S. citizen.
  5. Must be enrolled in college as an undergraduate or graduate student during the fall or the spring semester with at least one full year of study remaining.

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

Description: This award is available for students living in Northern California who work for or are otherwise affiliated with a member company of the Perishable Foods Council of Northern California (PFCNC) or be sponsored by an immediate family member who is a member/employee of a company that is a current member of the PFCNC.

Application requirements for the Cathy Miller Memorial Scholarship are:

  • Application form
  • Official Transcript
  • Essays (2)
  • Sponsor info
  • Photo
Additional Information: Each student will be evaluated based on the following criteria: grade point average (20 percent); number and length of commitment and quality of leadership responsibilities in community and school activities, awards and honors (25 percent); quality of the required essay (45 percent); and statement of education and career goals (10 percent). PFCNC interns or former interns may apply for the scholarship. Applicants may receive the scholarship only once.

Award Amount: $2,000 annually, non-renewable.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $2,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Wednesday, December 4

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Wednesday, December 4

Applications are available on the Perishable Food Council of Northern California (PFCNC) website. In addition to a completed application, the student must submit the following materials: a current official transcript (must be mailed with the application); the name of the retailer/trade company sponsoring the application; a small photo; an essay of 800 words or less answering the question listed on the application; and an essay of 400 words or less on his/her goals as they relate to his/her education, career, and future plans. The completed application and supporting materials must be mailed to the address provided, and must be postmarked by the deadline date.
Contact: Debra Nascimento
Address: 1442 Paco Way Manteca, California 95337-8755

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