Network of Executive Women offers scholarships to women in food and retail studies

CHICAGO, March 21, 2011 -- The Network of Executive Women, Consumer Products and Retail, is accepting applications for its annual merit scholarships awarded to outstanding women students in food, retail and consumer products-related studies in the United States.


Qualified female graduate and undergraduate students interested in a career in food, retailing or consumer products management may download the application at www.newonline.org/scholarships. The deadline is May 1, 2011.


The Network of Executive Women, the largest diversity organization serving the consumer products and retail industry, has raised more than $100,000 in scholarships. "The generous scholarships NEW awards to deserving students have been instrumental in attracting the best and brightest women into the CPG and food retail industry," said NEW Scholarship Chair Joy Nicholas, national account executive for WorldPay. "The scholarship recipients are introduced to the industry at the annual NEW Leadership Summit and are great ambassadors for the Network when they return to their universities."


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