Tennessee Grocers Education Foundation Scholarship Program

TGEF was founded in 1985 to support and promote education of students in the food industry in Tennessee. It helps deserving students, assists parents with college expenses and colleges benefit by receiving scholarship funds. TGEF scholarships are available to students who are high school seniors, college freshmen, sophomores, and juniors, and students who have a bachelors degree looking to get a master's or doctorate. Applicants must be student employees who have been employed for at lease 6 months. The applicant or parent(s)/spouse of the applicant must still be employed by a TGCSA member company at the time the winners are selected.

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Award Amount: $2,500
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes

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