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.

Mary Macey Scholarship Program

This scholarship is available for undergraduate women who have completed at least one academic year of study with a grade point average of 2.0 or higher. Applicants must be employed or have been previously employed in a food retailing business, and must plan to pursue a career related to food retail.

Total: $1500 Awards:  4
Deadline:  April 15
2020

Vince DeFinis Scholarship Program

This award is for U.S. students who are currently enrolled full time in an accredited hospitality or related program. Students must have completed 60 credit hours and have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $10000 Awards:  6
Deadline:  April 17
2020

BestHospitalityDegrees.com Scholarship

This scholarship is available for U.S. undergraduate students who are pursuing a major in a field related to hospitality. Applicants must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $1500 Awards:  2
Deadline:  April 30
2020

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:  May 15
2020

Higher Education Academic Scholarship Program (Bright Flight)

This award is available to Missouri high school seniors who are planning to attend an eligible Missouri postsecondary institution. The student must have completed the SAT or ACT assessment during the senior year of high school and score within the top five percent of the state.

Total: $3000 Awards:  8000
Deadline:  July 31
2020

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: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  August 31
2020

CIA-NY Merit-Based Scholarship

U.S. graduating high school seniors who demonstrate merit and plan to attend CIA in New York are eligible for this award.

Total: $10000 Awards:  10
Deadline: 

Cargill Global Scholars Program for U.S. Students

U.S. first- and second-year college students who are attending select universities and demonstrate high academic achievement are eligible for this award.

Total: $2500 Awards:  10
Deadline:  March 01

Eddie Dopkin’s First Course Award

This scholarship is available for U.S. students at Stratford University in Baltimore who demonstrate an interest in entrepreneurialism and the restaurant industry.

Total: $5000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  March 01

Cal Grant C

This award is for U.S. undergraduate students who are residents of California pursuing a technical education at an eligible college or university in the state of California. Students must be enrolled in a vocational training program lasting from four to twenty-four months and must meet certain family income and asset requirements as set by the state of California.

Total: $3009 Awards:  7700
Deadline:  March 02

Al Schuman Ecolab Undergraduate Entrepreneurial Scholarship

U.S. undergraduate students currently enrolled in a foodservice-related program at a participating college are eligible for this award. Students must enroll in nine or more credit hours and have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $5500 Awards:  2
Deadline:  March 15

Frank and Ruth Bila Scholarship

Graduating high school seniors, high school graduates, or current college students between the ages of 17 and 30 in Orange County who wish to pursue a career in the field of restaurant or hotel management are eligible for this award. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher, demonstrate financial need, demonstrate financial need, and enroll full time.

Total: $2500 Awards:  3
Deadline:  March 15