Congratulations to the 2021-2022 CGA Educational Foundation College Scholarship recipients. This year, 408 scholarships totaling $809,750 were awarded to deserving students attending college this fall.
In honor of the CGAEF’s past and future Hall of Achievement Inductees, the CGA Educational Foundation established the Legends of the Industry Scholarship as part of the Scholarship Endowment. This scholarship is an annual $10,000 scholarship awarded to one applicant who is pursuing a career in the grocery and/or grocery-related manufacturing industries.
Legends of the Industry Scholarship Recipient
Employed by Smart & Final In Bakersfield, CA
California State University Bakersfield; Business Administration
Read Michael’s story in California Grocer magazine
Our 2021-22 Scholarship Recipients
Beginning with a single $2,000 scholarship, the Foundation has grown exponentially over the last 28 years to bestow nearly 5,500 worthy college students with awards totaling in excess of $8.12 million—ensuring that California’s grocery employees and their dependents have the resources necessary to start or complete their higher education. To view this year’s scholarship recipients, click here.