ASSOCIATED GROCERS – SAM S. POLITZ SCHOLARSHIP

HISTORY

This fund was established through the generosity of the members of Associated Grocers Inc. of Baton Rouge, Louisiana. This scholarship is dedicated to the memory of Sam S. Politz, a former President and CEO of Associated Grocers Inc.

ELIGIBILITY

  • Must be graduating from a high school in Louisiana and be enrolling full-time into an accredited university or college

  • Minimum cumulative GPA requirement: 3.5

  • Minimum ACT score requirement: 25 (or SAT equivalent)

  • Must have taken honors or Advanced Placement courses

AWARD

The award is a four-year scholarship, payable $1,000 per semester for eight consecutive semesters, for a total award of $8,000 (fall and spring semesters only).

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS

  • Application

  • Academic transcript from previous semester

  • ACT/SAT score report

  • Academic resume

  • Letter of recommendation from school’s principal or guidance counselor

  • Essay that details the applicant’s background, interests, and future plans

SEE SCHOLARSHIP DIRECTORY FOR IMPORTANT DATES