KGEF Fall 2017 / Spring 2018 Academic Year
Online Scholarship Application



Please read and carefully follow all directions below.

Once started, complete this online application in a single session. There is no ability to resume a previously started application.

If you are a high school senior, college freshman, college sophomore, or college junior seeking a bachelor's degree, complete this application.

Communication from KGEF will be via email.  
If you have a change in your email address notify Ted Mason by email, ted@kgaonline.org. However, your permanent (parental or guardian) postal mailing adress is also required when scholarship funds are disbursed.  

ONLINE APPLICATION MUST BE COMPLETED & SUBMITTED BY 11:59 PM EDT
APRIL 1, 2017.


NOTE: Application "Submit" button at the bottom of the application will not be active / visible after
11:59 PM EDT April 1, 2017.
MAKE SURE YOU HAVE ENOUGH TIME TO COMPLETE YOUR APPLICATION PRIOR TO 11:59 PM EDT.
  1. Please confirm with your employer, before starting this application, that they are a member in good standing of the Kentucky Grocers and Convenience Stores Association (KGCSA). Scholarships are awarded only to students of KGCSA member companies.
  2. Complete the online application below.
  3. OFFICIAL high school transcript (including ACT/SAT scores) from your guidance office required. High school information is required for all applicants regardless of the applicant's year in college. NOTE: A grade report printed from the Internet is NOT an official transcript.
    CLICK HERE FOR A HIGH SCHOOL RECORDS REQUEST FORM.
  4. College Transcript(s): request an official transcript from the college you are attending and any colleges you have attended in the past.  NOTE: A grade report printed from the internet is NOT an official transcript.
  5. Applicant must attend college as full-time students in the fall and spring semesters for the scholarship year. Failure to enroll in the required semester results in forfeiture of any remaining scholarship funds.
  6. Applicant is responsible for making sure all required documents reach KGEF.  Incomplete applications will not be considered.
  7. All required documents must be postmarked no later than April 1, 2017.
All documents mailed or emailed to the KGEF office MUST contain the students name and last four digits of their social security number on each page.

Available Fall 2017/Spring 2018 Semester Scholarships:
Students are eligible to receive only ONE (1) scholarship from the listing below. Students not receiving a sponsored "Piggyback" scholarship remain eligible for a scholarship funded by the KGEF.

  • Five (5) $1,000 scholarships funded by the KGEF to be awarded to any applicant meeting eligibility requirements.
  • Five (5) $1,000 scholarships funded by The Kroger Co. - Louisville Division to be awarded only to Kroger-Louisville Division affiliated students via the KGEF Piggyback program.
  • Five (5) $1,000 scholarships funded by Houchens Industries to be awarded only to Houchens Industires affiliated students via the KGEF Piggyback program.
  • Four (4) $1,000 scholarships funded by The Cox Food Group to be awarded only to Cox Food Group affiliated students via the KGEF Piggyback program.
  • Three (3) $1,000 scholarships funded by Double-Kwik/Childers Oil Co. to be awarded only to Double-Kwik/Childers Oil affiliated students via the KGEF Piggyback program.
  • Two (2) $1,000 scholarships funded by Super Quik, Inc. to be awarded only to Super Quik affiliated students via the KGEF Piggyback program.
  • Two (2) $1,000 scholarships funded by Food City/KVAT to be awarded only to Food City/KVAT affiliated students via the KGEF Piggyback program.
  • Two (2) $500 scholarships funded by VALUMARKETS to be awarded only to VALUMARKET affiliated students via the KGEF Piggyback program.


If you have any questions regarding the scholarship application contact:

Kentucky Grocers Education Foundation, Inc. (KGEF)
Ted Mason
Email: ted@kgaonline.org

Mailing Address:

Kentucky Grocers Education Foundation, Inc. (KGEF)
512 Capitol Avenue
Frankfort, KY 40601

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 Resumes and letters of recommendation are not required to apply for scholarships, but can be helpful in the selection process.

Submit resume or letter of recommendation with last four of Social Security number on each document  to Ted Mason by email, ted@kgaonline.org or by postal mail to the KGEF office. NO FAX COPIES ACCEPTED.


Applicant Information

If you are a student seeking a college degree, select your equivalent college level based on number of years you have attended college. (i.e. if you are in your second year of college you select College Sophomore.)


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What Scholarship Should I Apply For? 

You MUST choose to apply for either a KGEF funded scholarship OR a "Piggyback" scholarship funded by a sponsoring company.

Only employees of respective "Piggyback" sponsors are eligible for the "Piggyback" scholarships.

Piggyback applicants who do NOT receive a Piggyback scholarship REMAIN eligible for a KGEF funded scholarship. No recipient will receive more than one scholarship from either the KGEF or "Piggyback" scholarships.

I am applying for a scholarship funded and awarded by the KGEF.

Or...
Kroger Employee Scholarship
Houchens Industries Employee Scholarship
Cox Food Group Employee Scholarship
Double-Kwik/Childers Oil Employee Scholarship
Super Quik Employee Scholarship
Food City/KVAT Employee Scholarship
VALUMARKET Employee Scholarship







Parent / Grandparent / Guardian Information

Only required if eligibility for KGEF Scholarships is based on your parent/grandparent/guardian employment.








Eligibility / Work History

Please complete the following information that applies to you.

Student Work Information:
Complete the information below if the company that you are employed by is a member of Kentucky Grocers Association & Kentucky Association of Convenience Stores (KGA/KACS)















Parent/Grandparent/Guardian Work Information:
Complete the information below if the company that your parent/grandparent/guardian is employed by is a member of KGA/KACS.











High School Information







High School Activities

Use the 5 activity blanks below to list how you are/were involved in high school activities such as class or school offices, band or orchestra, athletics, dramatics, debate, school publications, pep club, etc.


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College Information

List the last three colleges you have attended.







College Activities

Use the 5 activity blanks below to list any involvement in college extra curricular activities.

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Out-of-School Activities

Use the 5 activity blanks below to list any involvement in out-of-school activities (for both high school and college) such as Boy or Girl Scout rank attained, 4H, church organizations, etc.


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Special Recognition

List any special recognition you have received for outstanding schoolwork such as honors, prizes or scholarships in high school and college.



Community Service



College you are planning to attend in the Fall 2016- Spring 2017 academic year







By clicking "Submit Application" at the bottom of this page, you are certifying that all of the information contained in this application is correct to the best of your knowledge. "Submit Application" button expires and is not visible after 11:59 PM EDT Saturday April 1, 2017.

Errors or missing required information in your submission will be listed at the top of the online application.

If your application was successfully submitted, you will receive an email confirmation.
 

Contact the KGEF office if you DO NOT RECEIVE an email confirmation! We only submit successfully completed applications to the judging agency.

OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS AND ANY OTHER SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS MUST BE RECEIVED IN THE KGEF OFFICE BY APRIL 1, 2017!

Click HERE to download a high school transcript request.

Applications without supporting documents will NOT be submitted for judging.

Problems submitting? Call the KGEF office at 502-696-9153.

Kentucky Grocers Education Foundation
512 Capitol Avenue
Frankfort, KY 40601
info@kgaonline.org