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. Each year, the Distributors Education Foundation awards two $5,000 college scholarships to deserving candidates.
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.
For more information and to apply for the scholarship, visit CDA's website.
The Convenience Distribution Association (CDA), formerly AWMA, is the trade organization working on behalf of convenience products distributors in the United States. Its distributor members represent more than $92 billion in U.S convenience product sales, serving a wide variety of small retail formats. Associate members include leading convenience product manufacturers, brokers, retailers, suppliers and others allied to the industry.