As Growers of Good®, Del Monte Foods is committed to growing a healthier and more hopeful tomorrow. That means providing a wide range of benefits and opportunities for team members and their families. Del Monte Foods recognizes the value of education to total well-being and has established a scholarship program to assist team members’ dependents who plan to attend or are attending a college, university, or vocational/trade school.
The program is administered by Scholarship America®, the nation’s largest designer and manager of scholarships and other education support programs for corporations, foundations, associations, and individuals. Eligibility for individual programs is determined at the sole discretion of the sponsor and eligible applications are reviewed by Scholarship America’s evaluation team.
Applicants to the Del Monte Foods Scholarship must be:
First generation college students are encouraged to apply.
If selected as a recipient, the student will receive a $5,000.00 award. Up to 10 awards will be granted. Awards are not renewable. Past recipients may not reapply.
Provided there are qualified applicants, a minimum of five (5) awards will be granted to those that self-identify on their application as BIPOC*.
Awards are for undergraduate study only.
* BIPOC is defined as American Indian or Alaska Native, Asian, Black or African American, Hispanic or Latino, or Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander
All applicants will be notified in March.
Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of Del Monte Foods. Payment is made in early August.
Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of:
Financial need is not considered. Selection of recipients is made by Scholarship America. In no instance does any officer or employee of Del Monte Foods play a part in the selection. Not all applicants to the program will be selected as recipients. Students may reapply to the program each year they meet eligibility requirements. Past scholarship recipients may not reapply. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.
As part of your application, you must upload the following:
NOTE: If you are providing SAT or ACT test scores, and those scores are not listed on your high school transcript, you will need to upload a copy of your test score report(s) separately. If you are uploading a college transcript, those scores are not required.
One online recommendation form must be submitted on your behalf no later than January 22, 2024 3:00 pm Central Time.
Your application is not complete unless all required materials are submitted electronically.