In June 1983, The Ray Foley Memorial Youth Education Foundation was created in memory of the late National Candy Wholesalers Association executive vice president, Ray Foley. NEW in 2019, we are awarding FOUR $5,000 scholarships to deserving students

Scholarship applicants must either work for a CDA distributor member company or be the spouse, son or daughter of a CDA distributor member. 

All applicants must be enrolled full-time in an undergraduate or graduate program in an accredited college or university. 

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  • How are you connected to CDA?

  • In less than 1000 words please let us know why you are deserving of a scholarship. (Scholastic merit, philanthropy and financial need are all examples of great points to discuss in this piece that is addressed directly to our judges).

     Note: Please do not use your name in this piece or sign the letter.

  • Letters of Recommendation 

    (1 personal, 1 academic= attached as WORD documents –not PDF). 

    Please use only first and last initials to refer to student and do not use real names.

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