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. Take our Scholarship Match Quiz and find the perfect scholarship for you. If you plan to become a chef, cook, or culinary master, check out our scholarships for culinary arts majors.

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: $2000

Awards: 2

Deadline: February 11, 2023

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: $30000

Awards: 15

Deadline: March 01, 2023

Michigan Tuition Grant

This award is available to Michigan resident undergraduate students who are attending independent, degree-granting Michigan institutions. Students must demonstrate financial need.

Total: $2800

Awards: 4

Deadline: March 01, 2023

Friends of the California State Fair Scholarship Program

The Friends of the California State Fair offers 12 categories of scholarships with varying eligibility requirements. Applicants may apply for one scholarship category of their choice per year. Applicants must meet all of the criteria for a specific scholarship to be an eligible candidate. Applicants must plan to enroll for both the fall 2023 and spring 2024 semesters. Students graduating after the fall 2023 are not eligible to apply, as this scholarship is intended for the full academic year. The Friends of the California State Fair offers 12 categories of scholarships with varying eligibility requirements: • Agricultural Students (current college student) • Agricultural Students (high school senior) • Art Major • Business Major • California State Fair Exhibitors or Volunteers • Culinary, Hospitality, or Event Planning Major • International Agriculture Students (sponsored by Blue Diamond) • Sacramento Region Top Achiever • Teacher Credential Program • Top 10 Percent of Class • Trade School Program • Wine & Grape Growing Major Applicants may apply for one scholarship category of their choice per year. Applicants must meet all of the criteria for a specific scholarship to be an eligible candidate. Applicants must plan to enroll for both the fall 2023 and spring 2024 semesters. Students graduating after the fall 2023 are not eligible to apply, as this scholarship is intended for the full academic year.

Total: $30000

Awards: 12

Deadline: March 02, 2023

NPFDA Scholarship

This scholarship is available for international and U.S. students who are pursuing a poultry or related agricultural/agricultural business degree. Students must be enrolled as college juniors or seniors in the upcoming academic year.

Total: $30000

Awards: 6

Deadline: April 30, 2023

GoFoodservice Scholarship

This scholarship is available for high school seniors and current undergraduate students who are majoring in or planning to major in culinary arts or hospitality. Applicants must submit a short essay describing his/her interest in the field.

Total: $500

Awards: 1

Deadline: June 15, 2023

Miami Dade College Hospitality Program Fund

This scholarship is available for hospitality majors at Miami Dade College.

Total: $500

Awards: 1

Deadline: October 30

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

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

Foodservice Communications Scholarship

This award is for international and U.S. students who are currently enrolled in a college/university. The applicant must be pursuing a degree in culinary arts or communications.

Total: $2250

Awards: 5

Deadline: March 15