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NPGA supports education!

The National Propane Gas Foundation Scholarship Fund provides $1,000 or $2,000 scholarships to students attending two- or four-year colleges or pursuing propane-related careers at technical, trade or vocational schools. Eligible applicants are children of employees of NPGA member companies, state propane associations, and/or PERC. The application cycle opens annually on December 15 and closes on February 15.

Read all about our 2022-2023 NPGF Scholarship Recipients.

Read the Scholarship Program FAQs for more information, including key dates, additional eligibility details, and more.


2022 Corporate Partner Donors to the NPGF Scholarship Fund

2022 Corporate Partner Donors to the NPGF Scholarship Fund 

Champions       $4,000+

ADD Systems


Energy Distribution Partners

Schagrin Gas Company

Superior Plus Propane

Quality Steel Corporation 

Benefactors      $2,500+

Bergquist, Inc.

Cavagna North America

International Association of Young Gassers, Inc.

Ray Murray Inc.

Sponsors          $1,000+

Eastern Propane Gas, Inc.

Blue Star Gas

Boehlke Bottled Gas Corporation

Gardner Marsh Gas Equipment Company, Inc.

DF Richard Energy

Rinnai America Corporation

Taylor Gas Company, Inc.

Worthington Industries – Cylinder Division

Friends             $250+

Alabama Propane Gas Association

ATomiK Creative Solutions, LLC – Thomas Jaenicke

Brick Transport, Inc.

Cetane Associates

Denise & Randy Doyle

France Propane Service, Inc.

Marybeth & Denis Gagné

Gault Family Companies

Koppy’s Propane, Inc.

McMahan’s Bottle Gas – Rosie & Joe Buschur

Modern Gas

Ann & Richard Rowan

Rutherford Equipment, Inc.

Donors as of July 2022.  Please contact [email protected] with any updates or corrections

Platinum and Platinum Plus Donors
  • AmeriGas
  • Arcosa Tank
  • Benchmarking Council
  • Bertelsmeyer Children & Grandchildren
  • Gene and Joann Bissell
  • Blossman Gas
  • CHS Foundation
  • Joe and Naomi Cordill
  • Heritage Propane
  • Illinois Propane Gas Association
  • Louisiana Propane Gas Association, in memory of Marie Daniels
  • The Mattocks Family, in memory of John D. Jenkins
  • Mississippi Propane Gas Association
  • Missouri Propane Gas Association
  • New Jersey Propane Gas Association/Alvin E. Clayton
  • North Carolina Propane Gas Association/Romaine G. Holt
  • Propane Gas Association of New England
  • Propane Marketers Association of Kansas, in memory of Beth Johnson
  • Quality Steel/IPS
  • Reifschneider/Ruhl Families and Manchester Tank & Equipment
  • The Revere Family

Updated in January 2022. Please contact [email protected] with any corrections.

Diamond and Diamond Plus


  • Dynegy, in Memory of Elaine Ruhl
  • Chris and Becky Earhart
  • Carl and Cheryl Hughes Family Foundation
  • Suburban Propane


Diamond Plus

  • International Association of Young Gassers


Updated in January 2022. Please contact [email protected] with any corrections.

Gold and Silver Donors
  • The Guild of Ancient Gassers
  • Butane-Propane News
  • Patrice & Richard Bass, in memory of James & Elizabeth Bass
  • Kim Bass-Gulli & Ben Gulli, in honor of James R. Bass Jr. & Patrice Bass
  • Estelle Capps, in honor of Jim Bertelsmeyer
  • Jerry and Susan Brick
  • Gene & Joann Bissell, in memory of John R. Blossman
  • William Deal, in memory of Maurice Deal
  • Fairbank Equipment and Family & Friends of Bill & Florene Wray
  • Georgia Propane Gas Association, in memory of Dan Gurley
  • Hoff Bros. LP Gas Co., in memory of Gary Hoff
  • Iowa Propane Gas Association
  • Esther Olson-Matthews, in memory of Robert Olson
  • Linda & Bob Mayer
  • Holly & Ray Murray
  • NPGA Members, in memory of Jack Capps
  • NPGA Members, in memory of Barbara & Bill Clark
  • NPGA Members, in memory of William B. McHenry
  • NPGA Members, in memory of Ann and Sam McTier
  • NPGA Members, in honor of Daniel N. Myers
  • NPGA Members, In memory of Charles Ory
  • NPGA Members, in honor of Richard R. Roldan
  • NPGA Members, in memory of Gail and Milford Therrell
  • Mark & Beth Pennington
  • Pacific Propane Gas Association
  • Poland Family & Friends, in memory of Ashlee Poland
  • Southeastern States, in memory of Harry S. Lyons
  • Williams Energy

Updated in January 2022. Please contact [email protected] with any corrections.