GROCERY MANUFACTURERS REPRESENTATIVES ASSOCIATION (GMRA) SCHOLARSHIP FUND

HISTORY
The Grocery Manufacturers Representatives Association (GMRA) is an organization of approximately 80 companies formed to promote a feeling of goodwill and cooperation among all sales representatives to prevent trade abuses, promote uniformity and certainties in business practices, and establish confidence among sellers, buyers, and sales representatives.

ELIGIBILITY
You must be employed by an ADMAX or Associated Grocers store part-time and be an incoming or current graduate currently enrolled full time in a college or university in the fall semester when the scholarship is awarded. Please note, no exceptions will be made. Students must meet all criteria.

 AWARD
Subject to availability of funds, scholarships awards are $500 each semester for the first year and $1,500 per semester after totaling a maximum award of $10,000 (fall and spring only). Scholarship awards shall be used toward the following, in order of priority: tuition and fees; books and supplies; room and board; and commuting expenses up to fifty dollars a month.

ADDITIONAL REQUIRED DOCUMENTS

  • Transcript
  • ACT/SAT
  • Academic resume
  • Personal statement or essay on "why I would consider a career in the grocery industry."
  • Letter of recommendation from store manager confirming employment
  • Official proof of enrollment letter from school

APPLICATION OPENS
April 15, 2018

DEADLINE
June 15, 2018

RENEWAL
Recipients must apply for the scholarship annually and must remain employed part time by an ADMAX or Associated Grocers store. For the spring semester, students must submit a transcript, official proof enrollment letter, and a letter from the manager confirming their employment. 

 


Questions about scholarships?

Contact Jazmin L. Holtzclaw
jaholtzclaw@braf.org
phone: 225.387.6126
fax: 225.387.6153