2016 Caplan Family Business Scholarship

Dan Education, Industry News Release

Experience The Power of Fresh With The Frieda Rapoport Caplan Family Business Scholarship Program

CaplanUnited Fresh members employed at a family business are encouraged to apply for the Frieda Rapoport Caplan Family Business Scholarship Program, which will provide recipients with registration and travel to the Washington Conference, September 12-14 in Washington, DC. Founded in 2001 by sisters Karen Caplan and Jackie Caplan Wiggins in honor of their mother, Frieda Rapoport Caplan, the program invests in the future of fresh produce advocacy.

During the Washington Conference, hundreds of produce leaders from all sectors of the industry gather for education on critical industry issues and meetings with members of Congress, their staff and top regulatory officials. Scholarship recipients will have an opportunity to network with produce industry executives from across the country, as well as gain an understanding of the political process and how to advocate for their priority issues.


Scholarship Recipients Receive:

  • Full 2016 Washington Conference registration
  • Complimentary airfare to Washington, D.C.
  • Two (2) nights hotel stay in Washington, D.C.

Scholarship Eligibility:

  • Applicants must be employed by a family business
  • Applicants must be first-time Washington Conference attendees
  • Applicants must be employed by a United Fresh member company

Don’t miss your chance to experience the #PowerOfFresh! Submit your application for the chance to receive complimentary airfare, hotel, and registration to participate in the conference, September 12-14 in Washington, D.C. Applications must be received by August 5, 2016.