Wawa, Inc., a privately held company, began in 1803 as an iron foundry in New Jersey. Toward the end of the 19th Century, owner George Wood took an interest in dairy farming and the family began a small processing plant in Wawa, Pa, in 1902. The milk business was a huge success, due to its quality, cleanliness and “certified” process. As home delivery of milk declined in the early 1960s, Grahame Wood, George’s grandson, opened the first Wawa Food Market in 1964 as an outlet for dairy products.
Today, Wawa is your all day, every day stop for fresh, built-to-order foods, beverages, coffee, fuel services, and surcharge-free ATMs. A chain of more than 850 convenience retail stores (over 600 offering gasoline), Wawa stores are located in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, Florida, and Washington, D.C. The stores offer a large fresh food service selection, including Wawa brands such as built-to-order hoagies , freshly brewed coffee , hot breakfast sandwiches , built-to-order specialty beverages , and an assortment of soups, sides and snacks.
Wawa Scholarship – $1,000
Wawa is pleased to provide financial support for students studying Food Marketing at Saint Joseph’s University. Applications for this scholarship are now being accepted based on the following requirements:
- Full-time undergraduate students entering their sophomore year in Fall 2021.
- Students majoring in Food Marketing at Saint Joseph’s University.
- Students with a minimum GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale).
- Completed application form submitted by the deadline.
- All applications must be submitted online.
Click here to access the Scholarship Application Form.
One scholarship is available for a rising sophomore.
Submit completed application by March 29, 2021.
Winner will be notified by April 19, 2021.