In 2017, 50 scholarships will be awarded from two funds.
The North Carolina Retail Merchants Association will award ten $2,500 scholarships to students who are North Carolina residents and are employed by or whose spouse or parent is employed by a non-grocer NCRMA member store. For NCRMA application information click here.
The Carolinas Food Industry Council will award 40 scholarships of $2,500 to students living in North or South Carolina who are employed by or whose spouse or parent is employed by a CFIC member grocer store. For CFIC application information click here.
All applicants will be notified by June 2017.
Learn More About Past Scholarship Winners
Going to a four-year college can make you feel locked into a major, especially since it can be expensive to give up course credits when you want to change. That’s exactly why Ethan Sallaz chose Rowan-Cabarrus Community College….read more >>
As the last two decades saw free trade and price competition send North Carolina’s textile industry overseas, Assem Patel saw his parent’s jobs go away. Growing up in Rutherfordton, Assem watched his parents struggle to find work. Younger people got hired over them and everything else required a college degree… read more >>