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Hy-Vee Foundation Scholarship Program

Providing financial assistance to help students achieve their educational goals.

Win a $1,000 scholarship!

Applications accepted through February 28, 2020.

At Hy-Vee, we believe our helpful smiles – our people – are our most important asset. And we are committed to cultivating the future by investing in our helpful smiles. The Hy-Vee Foundation Scholarship Program exists to provide financial assistance to help students achieve their educational goals. Since 1969, more than $2.5 million has been awarded in scholarships to high school and college students from the Hy-Vee Foundation. For the 2020-2021 school year, 90 - $1,000 scholarships are available to qualifying high school and college students.

View program guidelines.

Applications must be sent U.S. Mail and postmarked on or before February 28, 2020.
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Before you Apply

We advise reading the information below before you start your application so you can be fully prepared. The application must be typed and postmarked on or before February 28, 2020 to qualify.
Important Items You Will Need

  • transcript
  • typed personal statement describing a time when Hy-Vee made a difference in your life and/or the life of a customer.
  • A typed resume, including accomplishments in academics, activities, arts, athletics, community service and future postsecondary plans.
  • A personal reference regarding your skills and qualifications
  • High School students ONLY – ACT or SAT examination scores

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Program Guidelines

View list of program guidelines, including full eligibility guidelines.

Helpful Resources

Use a checklist to help make sure you have everything you need.
View High School Checklist
View College Checklist

Looking for additional scholarships? Check your state grocer’s website.

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Meet our past scholarship recipients.

20192018 & 2017 Winners

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Judging is underway for the 2019 scholarships!
Check back in late spring to view the winners.