Donor Scholarships

Donor Scholarships are funded by annual donations to our scholarship fund or through our Scholarship Endowment and are awarded to CGA member company employees and employees’ sons and daughters.

Anheuser-Busch Graduate Scholarship

$2,500 Scholarship

Awarded to a graduate student attending a 4-year public institution.

Bernie & Ellyn Gelson Scholarship

$2,000 Scholarship

Awarded to an undergraduate student from Gelson’s Markets.

C&S Wholesale Grocers

$2,500 Scholarship

Awarded to a C&S Wholesale Grocers customer.

Certified Federal Credit Union Scholarship

$2,000 Scholarship

Awarded to a CGA retail member company employee, or dependent, pursuing a degree in Accounting and/or Finance.

Hee-Sook Nelson Scholarship

$3,000 Scholarship

Donated by Retail Marketing Services, Inc. in honor of Hee-Sook Nelson’s service as CGA Board Chair for 2021.

Illuminators Educational Foundation

Six  $2,000 Scholarships

Three awards are dedicated to an applicant with a relationship to a retail company; three awards are dedicated to an applicant with a relationship to a supply or wholesale company. Limited to undergraduate students.

Jack H. Brown Future Leaders

$1,000 Scholarship

Donated by Stater Bros. Markets

This scholarship will be awarded to an undergraduate student.

Kimberly Clark 'Making Lives Better'

Two $2,500 Scholarships

These scholarships will be awarded to a full-time undergraduate student pursing either a business or communications major.

Moss Adams

$1,500 Scholarship

This scholarship will be awarded to a CGA retail member company employee or dependent pursing either an accounting or finance degree.

Thomas P. Raley

$1,000 Scholarship

Donated by Raley’s

This scholarship will be awarded to an undergraduate student.

Zenith Insurance Company

$2,500 Scholarship

This scholarship will be awarded to an undergraduate student.