Smithfield, Virginia.And January 12 2022 /PRNewswire/–Smithfield Foods, Inc. is pleased. so welcome South Dakota State University (SDSU), and University of South Dakota (American dollar), Hampton University (HU) and Virginia State University (VSU) for the Smithfield Food Scholarship Program.
The Company Scholarship Program provides eligible full-time and retired dependents Smithfield of staff with up to 7500 dollars A year in scholarships for participating colleges and universities for a period of four years. The needs-based program awarded over 1,300 scholarships in total $7.6 million Since 2002, the company has contributed more than half since 2017.
SDSU, USD, HU, and VSU join more than a dozen colleges and universities participating in the program across the United States, including many historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs). Program expansion follows Smithfield A 2020 commitment to add additional historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) to its program and ensure a broad range of educational opportunities.
Smithfield Philanthropic initiatives include international efforts focused on hunger relief, education, and veterans in the communities whose employees call their home.
“We are excited to further diversify our scholarship program and welcome these new schools to our portfolio,” he said. Jonathan Toms, director of community development for Smithfield Foods. “Our scholarship program underscores the responsibility we feel to support the more than 40,000 members of our US-based team and their families across America, and our efforts to expand the program reflect our commitment to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion in education.”
Application deadline for the 2022-2023 academic year May 15 2022. For additional information about participating schools, academic programs, and individual application processes, visit smithfieldfoods.com/scholarships.
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About Smithfield Foods, Inc.
Headquartered in Smithfield, Virginia. Since 1936, Smithfield Foods, Inc. has been An American food company with agricultural roots and a global reach. Our 63,000 team members are dedicated to producing “Good Food. Responsible.”®“I made Smithfield One of the world’s leading manufacturers of vertically integrated protein. We have pioneered sustainability standards for more than two decades, including our industry-leading commitments to become carbon negative in US company-owned operations and reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 30 percent across the entire US value chain by 2030. We believe in the power of protein to end insecurity. food and donate hundreds of millions of diets to our communities. Smithfield It boasts a range of high-quality famous brands, such as Smithfield®, Erich® And famous Nathan®, among several others. For more information, visit www.smithfieldfoods.com, and connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram.
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