CGAEF Funded Scholarships

CGA Educational Foundation Scholarships are funded by the Foundation and are offered to full-time students who are also CGA member company employees.


Don C. Beaver Memorial Scholarship

$2,500

Established in recognition of the contributions made to the retail grocery industry by Don C. Beaver, former CGA President from 1979 to 1996. This scholarship is awarded to a student pursuing a career in the grocery industry.


Hall of Achievement Scholarship

$2,500

In recognition of Joe Falvey (SUPERVALU/UNFI) and Jim Van Gorkom’s (NuCal Foods) induction into the Hall of Achievement. These scholarships are awarded to students pursuing a career in the grocery industry.


CGAEF College Scholarships

Seven  @ $2,000

These scholarships are awarded to undergraduate students who are CGA member company employees.


CGAEF Graduate Scholarships

Two @ $2,000

These scholarships are divided between CGA retail member employees and supply/wholesale member employees pursuing a career in the grocery industry.


CGA Independent Operators Scholarships

Four @ $2,500

These scholarships are awarded to undergraduate students who are themselves employed by, or have a parent who is employed by, an independent grocery operator.