ASSOCIATED GROCERS – SAM S. POLITZ SCHOLARSHIP FUND

HISTORY

This fund was established through the generosity of the members of Associated Grocers Inc. of Baton Rouge, Louisiana. This scholarship is dedicated to the memory of Sam S. Politz, a former President and CEO of Associated Grocers Inc.

ELIGIBILITY

Students must be Louisiana high school seniors or graduates enrolling full time into an accredited university or college. Students must have a minimum GPA of 3.5, a minimum ACT/SAT score of 25, and have taken honors and/or advanced placement courses.

AWARD

The number of scholarships awarded each year will be subject to availability of funds. Each scholarship lasts for eight consecutive semesters at $1,000 per semester, for a maximum award of $8,000 (fall and spring semesters only).


REQUIRED DOCUMENTS

  • Application

  • Previous semester’s academic transcript

  • ACT/SAT

  • Academic resum

  • Essay that details the student’s background, interests, and future plans

  • Letter of recommendation from school’s principal and/or guidance counselor

APPLICATION OPENS: January 1, 2019

DEADLINE: March 1, 2019

RENEWAL

To maintain this scholarship, each recipient must maintain full-time status as an undergraduate student and must maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0 per semester. Students must provide the Foundation with a transcript of each completed semester and proof of full-time enrollment for every future or current semester to receive payment.


Questions about scholarships?

Contact Scholarship Manager
scholarships@braf.org
phone: 225.387.6126
fax: 225.387.6153