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Welcome to the Cardenas Markets Foundation Scholarship Program page!

The Cardenas Markets Foundation continues its commitment to supporting the communities it serves by providing scholarship funds to students in the areas where Cardenas Markets operates. In sum, 65 scholarships totaling $3,000 each will be awarded for the 2024 academic year, and we are now accepting applications!

Recipients will be selected based on their academic qualifications, financial need, leadership attributes and commitment to serving their local community.

From now through April 8th, 2024 eligible students can apply by visiting

“The Cardenas Markets Foundation is committed to helping students advance their educational goals,” said Adam Salgado, President for the Cardenas Markets Foundation.

“We understand that the cost of tuition and fees continues to increase year over year, and it’s becoming increasingly challenging to cover these rising costs. We are pleased to step-in and help defray some of these costs for our future leaders.”

If you have a copy of your transcript and would like to start the sign up process, click the button below.


Please note that the Program Key for this Scholarship Application is HeritageGrocers.

The Cardenas Markets Foundation is a stand-alone 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation focused on providing scholarships to qualified students. It was founded in 2005 by the Cardenas Markets supermarket chain to give back to the community.

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