Prima Frutta Packing Company, Inc. has established a scholarship program to assist children of employees or growers who plan to continue their education in college programs. One scholarship is offered each year for full-time study at an accredited four-year institution of the student’s choice.
The program is administered by Scholarship America®, the nation’s largest designer and manager of scholarship, tuition assistance, 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. Awards for this scholarship are granted to eligible recipients without regard to creed, religion, sexual orientation, disability, or national origin.
Applicants to the Prima Frutta Scholarship Program award must be:
Preference will be given to children of employees who have not previously received the award, provided they are qualified applicants.
An award may not be received two years in a row.
If selected as a recipient, the student will receive a $5,000 award.
The award is not renewable, but students may reapply to the program each year they meet eligibility requirements.
Awards are for undergraduate study only.
Selection of Recipients
Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of past academic performance and future potential, demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities, work experience, a statement of goals and aspirations, unusual personal or family circumstances, and an online recommendation.
Financial need is not considered.
Selection of recipients is made by Scholarship America. In no instance does any officer or employee of Prima Frutta Packing Company, Inc. play a part in the selection. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.
All applicants will be notified in July. Not all applicants to the program will be selected as recipients.
Payment of Scholarships
Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of Prima Frutta Packing Company, Inc. Payment is made in August.
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 June 20, 2022 3:00 pm.
Your application is not complete unless all required documents are submitted electronically.