Goya Announces Annual Scholarship Recipients
Goya Foods, America’s largest Hispanic food company, announced the recipients of Goya’s annual Employee Scholarship, awarded to the sons and daughters of company employees and Goya’s nationwide Culinary Arts and Food Sciences Scholarship awarded to students entering their freshman year of college to obtain their first undergraduate degree in culinary arts and/or food sciences.
The Goya Employee Scholarship and the Goya Culinary Arts and Food Sciences Scholarship were established in 2011 in honor of Goya’s 75th anniversary and the company’s commitment to their employees and to higher education.
The recipients of the Goya Employee Scholarship for the 2012-2013 academic year are freshmen Susana Rivero at Palm Beach Community College, Tabitha Yi at Pace University, Carla Reyes at Fairleigh Dickinson University, Kailey Perez at Sacred Heart University, and sophomore Chloe Tamargo at Nova Southeastern University.
The recipients of the Goya Culinary Arts and Food Sciences Scholarship are freshmen Emma Rivera, Destiny Antommarchi, Dylan Marroquin, and Jonathan Sanchez at Johnson & Wales University.
Administered by the Hispanic Scholarship Fund, the nation’s largest leading Hispanic scholarship organization, Goya’s annual Employee Scholarship Fund is available annually on a competitive basis to students entering a two-year or four-year institution. Those applying for the Culinary Arts and Food Sciences Scholarship must be enrolled as a freshman in a four-year institution as a Culinary Arts and/or Food Sciences major.
Scholarships are in the amount of $5,000, awarded per academic year and are renewable for up to three additional years provided the student remains eligible to receive funding.
For more information about the upcoming 2013-2014 scholarships, please check the Goya website. Acceptance of applications has begun and will be due no later than December 31, 2012.