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Offering scholarships in the food-retailing sector, Empire and Sobeys Inc. are committed to awarding students new and exciting opportunities.

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Investing in the Next
Generation of Leaders

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.

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40 Scholarships Each Year

The Sobeys Inc. and Empire Scholarship Program awards approximately 40 $1,500 scholarships each year.

$80,000 over Four Years

The D&R Sobey Scholarship annually awards $80,000, over the course of four years’ study, to up to eight outstanding students from Atlantic Canada pursuing a commerce degree at the Smith School of Business at Queens University.

More than $1.8 Million Awarded

The Frank H. Sobey Award for Excellence in Business Studies annually presents eight $3,500 awards to full-time business school students attending Atlantic Canadian universities. Since its inception in 1989, more than $1.8 million has been awarded.

A Career with Sobeys Inc.

Empire subsidiary, Sobeys Inc., is a grocery retail giant operating in Canada and offering students from coast to coast new opportunities. The company is committed to supporting the growth of a career that fits the life of the student.

Sobeys Inc. is on the lookout for new “teammates” who share our core values while being creative, hard-working, and enthusiastic.

With a career at Sobeys Inc., students are able to work in roles at any of its banners operating across all 10 provinces of Canada, from Sobeys and Safeway to Foodland and IGA. Students selected for a scholarship will be joining a team of more than 134,000 employees who strive to provide exceptional shopping experiences.


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Importance Notice

For those seeking careers with Sobeys Inc. or Empire, it is important to be aware of fraudulent job listings.

Fraudulent Sobeys Inc. career websites and Indeed/LinkedIn career opportunities have begun to appear online. While there are still many opportunities to join a team in one of the careers offered by Sobeys Inc., these fake websites can be misleading.

Additional websites promoting roles within Sobeys Inc. or its internal banner stores are not affiliated with the company or its parent company, Empire.

All current opportunities for careers at Sobeys Inc. can be found at the website in the below link.

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Sobeys Inc. and its parent company Empire, commit to creating opportunities and awarding Canadians with more than scholarships. Click a link below to learn more about the Sobey Art Foundation, social responsibility, and where to contact them.

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