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Prima Frutta Scholarship Program
Application status: Closed

Prima Frutta Packing Company, Inc. has established a scholarship program to assist employees’ children who plan to continue 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.

This scholarship program is administered by Scholarship America. Scholarship America is the nation’s largest designer and manager of scholarship and tuition reimbursement programs for corporations, foundations, associations and individuals. Awards are granted without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, gender, disability or national origin.

Applicants to the Prima Frutta Scholarship Program award must:

Children, up to the age of 24, of

  • Full-time employees of Prima Frutta Packing Company, Inc., A. Sambado and Son, Inc., or Primavera Marketing, Inc., who have a minimum of one (1) year employment with the company as of the application deadline,


  • Growers of Prima Frutta Packing Company, Inc.

High school seniors or graduates who plan to enroll or students who are already enrolled in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited four-year college or university for the entire upcoming academic year.

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.

Award Information:

  • If selected as a recipient, the student will receive an award in the amount of $5,000.
  • One award will be granted.
  • Awards are not renewable; however, students may reapply to the program each year they meet eligibility requirements.
  • An award may not be received two years in a row.
  • Awards are for undergraduate study only.

Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of:

  • Academic record
  • Demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities
  • Work experience
  • Statement of goals and aspirations
  • Unusual personal or family circumstances
  • An online recommendation

Financial need is not considered.

Selection of the recipient is made by Scholarship America. In no instance does any officer or employee of Prima Frutta Packing, Inc., A. Sambado and Son, Inc., or Primavera Marketing, Inc. play a part in the selection. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.


Applicants will be notified in mid-April. 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. Awards will be paid in one installment in early August.

As part of your application, you must upload the following documents:

  • A current, complete transcript of grades. Grade reports are not accepted. Unofficial or online transcripts must display student name, school name, grades and credit hours for each course and term in which each course was taken

Also as part of your application, one online recommendation form must be submitted on your behalf.

Your application is not complete unless all required documents are submitted electronically.

Prima Frutta Packing Company, Inc. has partnered with Scholarship America. Selecting the button below will redirect you to the Scholarship America Student Hub!