Culinary Arts Scholarships

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9 Scholarships For Those Studying Culinary Arts

Studying culinary arts can be a good career path. You can work towards any number of careers working with food by doing so. Scholarships can make getting your education a bit easier. Here is a list of 9 scholarships for those studying culinary arts.

TigerChef Culinary and Hospitality Program Scholarship

Multiple recipients,  $1,000

The Details: This scholarship is by TigerChef, which is a wholesale restaurant equipment supply store, serving restaurant, and catering businesses. Students must be a current student in an accredited US or Canadian college or university, taking a food-related course.

The Deadline: May and November

For more information and to apply for this scholarship: website

FFA/Kikkoman Foods, Inc Scholarship

One recipient,  $1,000

The Details: This scholarship is presented by Kikkoman Foods, Inc. through the National Future Farmers of America (FFA) Foundation. Students must be a freshman, studying agricultural business management, food science and technology, dietetics, or foodservice management. Students need to be a WI resident and planning to attend a school in WI.

The Deadline: February

For more information and to apply for this scholarship: website

Culinary Institute of America Scholarships and Grants

Multiple recipients, Varies

The Details: The Culinary Institute of America offers scholarships and grants through their New York, California, and Texas campuses for qualified students. The requirements and financial amounts vary based on location.

The Deadline: Varies

For more information and to apply for this scholarship: website

Ted Bridges Hospitality Scholarship

Multiple recipients, $1,000

The Details: This scholarship is sponsored by the Vermont Student Assistance Corporation (VSAC). Applicants must be a resident of Vermont, who will pursue education or training related to hospitality or tourism at an accredited school that is approved for federal Title IV funding. They must show financial need and academic achievement.

The Deadline: March

For more information and to apply for this scholarship: website

Price Jr. Memorial Scholarship

Multiple recipients, $1,000

The Details: This scholarship is from the Texas Restaurant Association to students with a growing passion for the foodservice industry. The scholarship is named for W. Price Jr. who was the first executive director of the Texas Restaurant Association who served from 1953 until 1974. Students must be graduating from high school or be currently enrolled in a post-secondary culinary program. They must also be residents of the state of Texas but can attend a school outside of Texas. They must be enrolled full-time in any degreed foodservice or hospitality program.

The Deadline: February

For more information and to apply for this scholarship: website

Friends of the California State Fair Scholarship

Multiple recipients, Varies

The Details: The Friends of the California State Fair Scholarship Program is a collaborative effort between the Friends of the California State Fair, the California Exposition and State Fair, the California State Fair Agricultural Advisory Council, the Ironstone Concours Foundation, Blue Diamond Growers, and Western Fairs Association. They have 14 scholarships including the Culinary Cooking or Hospitality Management or Event Planning Scholarship. In order to qualify students must have a declared program/major of culinary cooking, hospitality management, or event planning. Students also must be a California resident and attend a 4-year accredited college or university, a California culinary specialty school, or an accredited community college in the state of California.

The Deadline: March

For more information and to apply for this scholarship: website

IFT Undergraduate Scholarship

Multiple recipients, Varies

The Details: There are 14 IFT Undergraduate Scholarships for students pursuing an undergraduate degree in a variety of disciplines within the science of food. Students must be enrolled in an IFT-approved undergraduate program to be eligible for these types of scholarships. They also must be planning to enroll full-time or part-time as a rising sophomore, junior, or senior pursuing a degree in science of food at an approved US or international university.

The Deadline: March

For more information and to apply for this scholarship: website

James Beard Foundation Scholarship

Multiple recipients, Varies

The Details: This scholarship assists aspiring and established culinary professionals who plan to further their education at a licensed or accredited culinary school or hospitality institution college or university. They offer cash grants that will be applied to tuition or other school-related expenses, tuition waivers, and work student grants. The amounts do vary. They will reopen their scholarship in 2021.

The Deadline: June

For more information and to apply for this scholarship: website

The AIWF Scholarship Program

Multiple recipients, Varies

The Details: The AIWF (The American Institute of Wine and Food) Scholarship Program is to give back to the community and support individuals interested in the culinary arts and/or Oenology. Each chapter offers scholarships to full-time students attending an accredited program. They have chapters in Monterey Bay, Napa and Sonoma Wine Country, San Diego, the San Francisco Bay Area, and Wichita.

The Deadline: Varies

For more information and to apply for this scholarship: website

 

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