2019 Scholarship Recipients

Congratulations to the 2019-20 CGA Educational Foundation College Scholarship recipients. This year, 384 scholarships totaling $728,200 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.

2019 Legends of the Industry Scholarship

Chad Villanueva
Employed by Save Mart Companies in Modesto, CA
Fresno Pacific University; Business
Read Chad’s story in California Grocer Magazine
[2019, Issue 4]


Our 2019-20 Scholarship Recipients

Beginning with a single $2,000 scholarship, the Foundation has grown exponentially over the last 27 years to bestow more than 4,700 worthy college students with awards totaling in excess of $6.57 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 the image.