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RoNetco Supermarkets Scholarship Program
Application status: Closed

RoNetco Supermarkets, Inc. has established a scholarship program to encourage associates, their children, and grandchildren to continue their education in college or vocational school programs and reward academic excellence in their efforts. Scholarships are offered each year for full- or part-time study at an accredited 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, tuition assistance and education support programs for corporations, foundations, associations and individuals. Scholarships are granted without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, gender, disability or national origin.

Applicants of the RoNetco Supermarkets Scholarship Program must be:

  • Full-time or part-time associates of RoNetco who have a minimum of three months of service with the company as of the application deadline date;


  • Children*, between the ages of 16 and 26, of full-time or part-time associates of RoNetco who have a minimum of three months of service with the company as of the application deadline date


  • Grandchildren, between the ages of 16 and 26, of full-time or part-time associates of RoNetco who have a minimum of three months of service with the company as of the application deadline date;

*Children are defined as natural and legally adopted children, stepchildren or legal wards living in the associate’s household or primarily supported by the associate parent/guardian.


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

Store Owners, Executive Committee and their families are not eligible.

Award Information:

Up to fourteen (14) scholarships will be awarded:

RoNetco Associates:

  • One (1) $4,000 Pasquale T. Romano, Sr. Scholarship.
  • One (1) $3,000 Thomas and Vincenia Romano Scholarship.
  • Six  (6) $1,000 scholarships.

For Children of RoNetco Associates:

  • One (1) $5,000 Dominick V. Romano Scholarship.
  • Two (2) $1,000 Scholarships.

For Children and Grandchildren of RoNetco Associates:

  • One (1) $3,000 RoNetco Distinguished Achievement Scholarship.
  • Two (2) $1,000 Scholarships

Scholarships are dependent upon continued employment with RoNetco.  Scholarships are not renewable, but students may reapply to the program each year they meet eligibility requirements. However, no student may receive a scholarship more than six (6) times.  Scholarships are for undergraduate study only.

Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of:

  • academic record
  • demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities
  • honors
  • work experience
  • statement of goals and aspirations
  • unusual personal or family circumstances
  • an online recommendation

Selection of recipients is made by Scholarship America. In no instance does any officer or associate of RoNetco Supermarkets, Inc. play a part in the selection. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.


Applicants will be notified in April. Not all applicants to the program will be selected as recipients.

Payment of Scholarships

Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of RoNetco Supermarkets, Inc. Payments are made in equal installments in August and January.

Associates must be employed by RoNetco at the time scholarships are announced in April. If the associate is no longer employed with RoNetco at the time scholarships are announced, the scholarship will be awarded to the next qualified applicant.

Continued RoNetco employment of associates will be verified in August and December before payment of the scholarship. If the continuing employment requirement is not met, the scholarship will be withdrawn and no payment will be made.

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

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

One online recommendation form must be submitted on your behalf no later than March 5, 2021 3:00 pm.

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

RoNetco Supermarkets has partnered with Scholarship America. Selecting the button below will redirect you to the Scholarship America Student Hub!