Carolinas Food Industry Council (CFIC)
Now in its 13th year, CFIC will award 40 scholarships at $2,500 each as part of the Everett and Trudy Suddreth Scholarship of Excellence.
Who Is Eligible…
- A spouse or dependent of a permanent, full-time employee of a CFIC Retail, Wholesale or Supplier Member Company. (Employee must be employed for at least one year as of 1/1/18.)
- Any student who at a minimum is a part-time employee of a CFIC Retail, Wholesale or Supplier Member Company. (Student must be employed for at least six months as of 1/1/18.)
NOTE: The food industry employee (whether a parent or student) must work at a CFIC Member Company location in North or South Carolina, and must be employed at the time the winners are selected. Qualified scholarship recipients may attend a college located in any state.
Who May Apply…
- High School Seniors enrolling for the 2018 fall semester as College Freshmen and College Undergraduates enrolling for the 2018 fall semester.
- Students who have previously received a CFIC scholarship are eligible to apply again.
NOTE: Extra credit will be given to students who are currently employed in the grocery industry and/or students who are enrolled in a food industry undergraduate curriculum (i.e. Culinary Arts).