Culinary Arts Scholarships

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Do you have a passion for baking? Do you dream of being the next “Top Chef” winner? Are you studying culinary arts? If you answered yes to any of these questions, our list of scholarships for culinary arts majors can help you get some real dough. And while the dough that makes fine pastries is nice, we’re talking about the kind that can help you pay for college. If you plan to become a chef, cook, or culinary master, check out our scholarships for culinary arts majors.

Claude Collins Hospitality Scholarship

This scholarship is available for north Florida students who are majoring in hospitality or a related field. Applicants must reside in Clay, Duval, Flagler, Nassau, or St. John’s county and have a grade point average of 2.75 or higher.

Total: $3000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  January 31
2020

Leonard Family Entrepreneurial Spirit Scholarship

The Leonard Family Entrepreneurial Spirit Scholarship is available for U.S. high school seniors and undergraduate students who have been diagnosed with cancer. Applicants must be majoring in business and/or planning to own or operate a restaurant.

Total: $5000 Awards:  5
Deadline:  January 31
2020

Alpha Kappa/Janet and Steve Gardocki Endowment Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. and international undergraduate and graduate students who are residents of and attend a college/university in Michigan. Students must major in culinary arts or nursing, and must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $600 Awards:  1
Deadline:  January 31
2020

William and Dorothy Strickland Culinary Arts Scholarship

This award is available for culinary arts students attending Florida State College at Jacksonville. Applicants must have a grade point average of 2.25 or higher.

Total: $500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  January 31
2020

Washington American Indian Endowed Scholarship

This award is available to Washington undergraduate and graduate students who are currently attending or planning to attend a postsecondary institution in Washington. The student must have close cultural and social ties to an American Indian community in Washington.

Total: $2000 Awards:  12
Deadline:  February 1
2020

M.F.K. Fisher Scholarship

Students applying as freshmen to the Culinary Institute of America in New York who have a demonstrated interest in food writing are eligible for this award.

Total: $2000 Awards:  4
Deadline:  February 1
2020

Rachel Kirby Thomas & Dr. Frank Bancroft Thomas 4-H Foods and Nutrition Scholarship

This scholarship is available for North Carolina high school seniors who are 4-H members with an outstanding record in foods and nutrition. Students must plan to attend an institution of higher education in North Carolina.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  February 3
2020

Ted Bridges Hospitality Scholarship

This scholarship is available for Vermont students who seek education or training related to hospitality or tourism. Students must demonstrate academic achievement and financial need.

Total: $1000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  February 12
2020

W. Price, Jr. Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is available for Texas high school seniors or currently enrolled college students who are enrolled in a restaurant/food service program and/or hospitality program. Students must have a grade point average of 2.75 or higher (3.5 or higher in the major) and one or more years of work experience in the foodservice industry.

Total: $2000 Awards:  7
Deadline:  February 15
2020

Friends of the California State Fair Scholarship Program - Culinary/Hospitality/Events Category

This scholarship is open to California students who are or will be enrolled in a culinary cooking, hospitality management, or event planning major/program at an accredited California four-year university or college, culinary specialty school, or community college. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $2500 Awards:  2
Deadline:  February 28
2020

Hilton Baltimore Convention Center Hotel Scholarship Fund

This scholarship is available for U.S. students who are currently high school seniors at a Maryland area public high school. Applicants must demonstrate financial need, and must plan to major in the field of hotel, hospitality, tourism, restaurant management or business.

Total: $3000 Awards:  15
Deadline:  March 1
2020

George M. Burditt/Betsy B. Woodward/Denise C. Rooney Scholarship

This award is available for U.S. college juniors and seniors who are pursuing a career in research, regulatory work, quality control, or teaching in an area related to some aspect of food, drugs, or consumer products safety. Students must also have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher for the first two years of undergraduate study.

Total: $2500 Awards:  3
Deadline:  March 1
2020