The Save Mart Employee Association (SMEA) shares a vision of excellence through leadership.  Our mission is to inspire and support the members of SMEA in achieving their goals and full potential within The Save Mart Companies and the community, thereby enhancing our ability for shared success.

In support of achieving these goals, SMEA is awarding up to fifty (50) college scholarships with up to a $500 award to a select number of eligible students who are graduating high school and enrolling in college or who are currently attending college and pursuing a degree.

Applicants must be a SMEA member or a dependent of a SMEA member. Spouses of SMEA members may also apply.

SMEA College Scholarship Application

Scholarship Application

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  • Name of SchoolGraduation Date 
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    • Name of School 

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      • If you're a dependent (age 23 or under), what is the approximate combined annual household income of your parents (required - must be supplied and accurate):
      • If you are older than 23, what is your CURRENT approximate annual household income?
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        List the names of your dependent household family members in the chart below. If you are a dependent, include siblings, parents, and others your parents support. If you are not a dependent of your parents, include your spouse, children, or others you support.
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      • Please describe any special considerations in your current educational program or if you have any unique circumstances to consider for a GPA under 3.0.

        Select one of the following essay topics and upload your essay with this application below.
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        • CERTIFICATION (Required)

          By clicking below, I acknowledge that all of the information on this form is true and complete to the best of my knowledge if asked by SMEA, I agree to give proof of the information that I have given on this application. I realize that if I am unable to give proof when asked, I will not be considered for a scholarship.
        • This application for a scholarship becomes complete and valid only when you submit the completed scholarship application, current transcript, a letter of recommendation, and a typed essay. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Scholarship applications received become the property of SMEA. Application deadline is Tuesday, February 1, 2022. Only selected recipients will be notified.