Funding from Sobeys Inc. and contributions from the various Sobey Foundations support several scholarship programs designed to help young people attain the education so necessary to succeed today.
- The Sobeys & Empire Work Experience & Scholarship Program awards numerous scholarships each year to our employees across Canada, including the Future Leader Awards which includes financial support and summer internship employment opportunities. In total, these scholarships support over 75 employees with financial awards of more than $120,000 currently.
- The D&R Sobey Scholarship annually awards $60,000, over the course of four years’ study, to six outstanding students from Atlantic Canada pursuing a commerce degree at Queens University.
- The Frank H. Sobey Award for Excellence in Business Studies annually presents six $10,000 awards to full-time business school students attending Atlantic Canadian universities. Since its inception in 1989, more than $830,000 has been awarded.