YOU Can Be A Hero To The Young People Of Your Store Or Company!
Call the KGEF office to with any questions at 502-696-9153.
Make a KGEF "Piggyback" Scholarship a part of your community involvement...
Fall 2016 - Spring 2017 KGEF "Piggyback" Scholarship Sponsors:
|Food City - two (2) $1,000.00 scholarships
|Houchens Industries - five (5) $1,000.00 scholarships
|Super Quik - two (2) $1,000.00 scholarships
|ValuMarkets - two (2) $500.00 scholarships
|The Cox Food Group - four (4) $1,000.00 scholarships
|The Kroger Co. Louisville Division - five (5) $1,000.00 scholarships
|Ken's NewMarket - one (1) $500.00 scholarship
|Double Kwik-Childers Oil - three $1,000.00 scholarships
What is the "Piggyback" program?
You see them working in retail stores and supplier companies. Perhaps one of your employees is bragging about an outstanding student and their report card. They stand out in your community and in their high school.
THEY WANT TO GO TO COLLEGE...
They are the young people currently working in your retail store or supplier company while going to high school or they are the children and grandchildren of some of your valuable employees. They want to go to college and prepare for their future and ours. They've worked hard in high school and have the academic capability to go to college.
But then there's the problem of not having enough money for college that is dashing the college dreams of many of our brightest young people.
You can help a Kentucky student achieve their college dream and also build the respect of your company in your community by funding a Kentucky Grocers Education Foundation (KGEF) "Piggyback" college scholarship on behalf of your store or company.
Imagine yourself presenting a college scholarship in the name of your company to a local high school student during their spring honors and awards ceremonies.
Grocers, Supermarkets, Convenience Stores, and Supplier Partners Eligible to Participate!
The KGEF "Piggyback" scholarship program allows you the ability to fund a college scholarship in the name of your company or a special person in your life and leave all the administration of the selection process to an outside independent judging organization.
There is NO COST to you for the adminstration of your company college scholarship program except for funding of the actual scholarship value. All administration, including winner selection and college payment is handled by your KGA/KACS for you as a member of the association. We simply invoice you for the amount of your scholarship once the winner is announced.
As a KGA/KACS member, all you have to do is:
- Determine the number and amount of scholarships you would like to award
- Post the KGEF Scholarship Poster (provided by KGEF) in your store during the application period
- Confirm the winner's eligibility upon selection by the judging agency
We handle all the applications and the manage the judging process from start to finish - you will not even see the applications thus keeping the process fair and free from controversy for you. It's simple and you have the opportunity to promote your scholarship as a benefit within your company and outside to your community.
Click HERE to learn more about the entire KGEF Scholarship program.
Call Ted Mason at 502-696-9153 if you would like to learn more about the program