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.

Clubs of America Scholarship Award for Career Success

This award is available for U.S. and international undergraduate students who feel passionately about the career and educational path they are pursuing. Applicants must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and submit an essay about his/her chosen profession.

Total: $1500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  August 31
2018

Balestreri/Cutino Scholarship

This award is available to help culinary students pay for the costs of attending an accredited, post-secondary school approved by the AAC.

Total: $1000 Awards:  3
Deadline:  October 31
2018

Andrew Macrina Scholarship

The Andrew Macrina Scholarship is for U.S. college sophomores who are pursuing a degree in culinary arts. The applicant must be enrolled full time in a two-year culinary program.

Total: $1000 Awards:  5
Deadline:  October 31
2018

John Kacala Scholarship

The John Kacala Scholarship is for U.S. college students who are majoring in culinary arts and have a career goal of becoming a chef or pastry chef. The applicant must be enrolled full time in an accredited, postsecondary school of culinary arts, or other culinary training program acceptable to the AAC.

Total: $2500 Awards:  5
Deadline:  October 31
2018

Ray and Gertrude Marshall Scholarship

This award is available for full-time undergraduate students who are majoring in the culinary arts at an accredited college in the United States. Applicants must have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher and enroll on a full time basis.

Total: $6 Awards:  6
Deadline:  October 31
2018

Linda Cullen Scholarship

The Linda Cullen Scholarship is available for full time students who are enrolled in or planning to enroll in an accredited post-secondary culinary arts program.

Total: $2500 Awards:  2
Deadline:  October 31
2018

AAC Culinary Institute of America Scholarship

The AAC Culinary Institute of America Scholarship is provided annually to culinary arts majors and future chefs who are currently attending the Culinary Institute of America.

Total: $2500 Awards:  2
Deadline:  October 31
2018

ACF Johnson & Wales University Scholarship

The ACF Johnson & Wales University Scholarship is provided annually to culinary arts majors at Johnson & Wales University.

Total: $2500 Awards:  2
Deadline:  October 31
2018

TigerChef.com Culinary and Hospitality Scholarship Program

The TigerChef.com Culinary and Hospitality Scholarship Program is available for U.S. and Canadian students who are currently enrolled in a culinary or hospitality program. Applicants must submit an original essay of between 500 and 600 words describing what inspired them to pursue this career.

Total: $1000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  November 15
2018

BestHospitalityDegrees.com Scholarship

This scholarship is available for U.S. undergraduate students who are pursuing a major in a field related to hospitality.

Total: $1500 Awards:  2
Deadline:  November 30
2018

Bunge North America, Inc. Scholarship

U.S. high school seniors and currently enrolled students pursuing a two- or four-year degree in select agriculture majors are eligible for this award. Students must be members of the FFA, have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher, and reside in one of the 48 contiguous United States.

Total: $1000 Awards:  8
Deadline:  February 1
2019

Dean Foods Company Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. high school seniors and undergraduate students who plan to pursue a four-year degree in dairy science, livestock management, sustainable agriculture, food science and technology, or pre-vet/vet sciences. Students must exhibit strong leadership skills and financial need and have participated in community service. Please note: Non-FFA members are eligible to apply.

Total: $1000 Awards:  20
Deadline:  February 1
2019