Application Dates: December 15, 2022 to March 1, 2023
JERSEY CITY, N.J., Dec. 15, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Goya Foods, America’s largest Hispanic-owned food company, announces the open enrollment of the company’s annual Culinary Arts and Food Science Scholarships, to students nationwide entering their freshman year of college with an undergraduate degree in culinary arts and/or food science. Four students will receive a total of $20,000 each.
Goya’s Culinary Arts Scholarship is available on a competitive basis to students entering an accredited two-year or four-year institution. Scholarships are in the amount of $5,000 awarded per academic year starting in Fall 2023 and are renewable for up to three additional years provided the student remains eligible to receive funding.
“We believe every student should have access to a good education and an opportunity to go to college,” says Bob Unanue, President of Goya Foods. “As one of the leading food companies in the world, we want to provide the next generation with the possibility of pursuing their passion in the culinary arts and food sciences, while helping to alleviate some of the financial burden of college expenses.”
Applicants of the Goya Culinary Arts Scholarship will be selected based on the standard requirements established under the Goya Gives program and administered by Scholarship America® including academic achievement, leadership, community service and financial need, as well as an evaluation of an essay explaining how Goya has enriched their family traditions. Since the inception of Goya’s Scholarship Fund in 2011, Goya has granted over $1.7 million in scholarships to students nationwide as well as the sons and daughters of Goya employees.
For more information and to apply, please visit: https://learnmore.scholarsapply.org/goyaculinary/
Applications are due no later than March 21, 2023.
About GOYA: Founded in 1936, Goya Foods, Inc. is America’s largest Hispanic-owned food company, and has established itself as the leader in Latin American food and condiments. Goya manufactures, packages, and distributes over 2,500 high-quality food products from Spain, the Caribbean Islands, Mexico, Central and South America. Goya products have their roots in the culinary traditions of Hispanic communities around the world; the combination of authentic ingredients, robust seasonings, and convenient preparation makes Goya products ideal for every taste and every table. For more information on Goya Foods, please visit www.goya.com
About Scholarship America: Scholarship America mobilizes support for students getting into and graduating from college. Since 1958, Scholarship America has distributed $3.1 billion in scholarship assistance to 2 million students, funding both entry-level and multi-year scholarships and emergency financial grants. More information is available at www.scholarshipamerica.org.
For more information, contact:
Natalie J. Maniscalco
845.659.6506 / [email protected]
SOURCE Goya Foods