National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation
$3,000 to $5,500 annually, non-renewable to the Gold recipient and $3,000 annually, non-renewable to the Silver recipient.
Two awards offered annually.
This scholarship is targeted toward students who demonstrate an entrepreneurial spirit through a written essay. Chosen recipients must be highly ambitious, dedicated, innovative, and creative. The recipients must not only have a vision but the skills and plans to realize their vision. Applications are judged by a panel of educators, industry leaders, and culinary professionals. Scholarships are awarded on a competitive basis. The judges will score the application on the following criteria: presentation (spelling, punctuation, grammar, etc.); essay (quality of writing, word count, etc); industry-related work experience; and the strength of the letter(s) of recommendation.
The application deadline date has not yet been finalized for this year, but is expected to remain the same as last year. The deadline date shown here is tentative based on last year's date. Please che ... sign up for full scholarship deadline information.