Frieda Rapoport Caplan Women’s Fresh Perspectives Scholarship

Attend CGT Women's Fresh Perspectives Conference

Application Deadline: June 30, 2021

The Frieda Rapoport Caplan Women’s Fresh Perspectives Scholarship supports women in our industry by providing a path for their leadership, development, and participation

The scholarship covers the cost of airfare up to $700, lodging, and registration for Center for Growing Talent’s Women’s Fresh Perspectives Conference.

Who Should Apply?
The Frieda Rapoport Caplan Women’s Fresh Perspectives Scholarship is designed for women in the industry who embody Frieda’s spirit of action, excellence and dedication to personal and professional development.  We would like to award this scholarship to someone who has not previously had the chance to attend the Women’s Fresh Perspectives Conference.  Any woman in the produce or floral industry, regardless of role or segment of the supply chain, is welcome to apply for the scholarship. We especially encourage those who may otherwise not be able to attend the conference to apply for the scholarship.

To be eligible, candidate must:

  • Be a first time attendee of the Women’s Fresh Perspectives Conference
  • Be employed in any segment of the produce and floral supply chain both at the time of the application and at the time of the Women’s Fresh Perspectives Conference (September 12-14, 2021).
  • Be approved to attend the Women’s Fresh Perspectives Conference upon receiving the scholarship
  • Demonstrate character, leadership, and a desire to make a meaningful contribution to the industry
  • Agree to speak at Center for Growing Talent activities about the scholarship and development opportunities

The Frieda Rapoport Caplan Scholarship is intended to support and honor the memory of the scholarship’s namesake, an active and committed advocate for the fresh supply chains and all of the individuals serving across the industry. In the spirit of her memory, Scholarship recipients will be asked to participate and contribute in future scholarship recruitment. This may include but is not limited to providing testimonials and quotes to be used in marketing efforts, serving on the selection committee and more.

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