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.

IFT Undergraduate Scholarship

This award is for U.S. college sophomores, juniors, and seniors who are majoring in food science at an IFT-approved university. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $2500 Awards:  42
Deadline:  February 20
2019

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
2019

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 2
2019

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
2019

Cosimo DiBrizzi Memorial Scholarship

This award is available for current high school seniors in the Mid-Hudson region who are planning to attend the Culinary Institute of America.

Total: $3000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  April 1
2019

ASTA Holland American Line Graduate Research Scholarship

This scholarship is open to international and U.S. graduate students who are conducting research on a topic with a tourism focus at a college/university in the United States or Canada. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $4000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  April 1
2019

ASTA Joseph R. Stone Scholarship

This award is for U.S. and Canadian graduate students who are studying in a travel and tourism- or hospitality-related field and demonstrate a clear focus on and commitment to the tourism subject area. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $2000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  April 1
2019

NTA Pat & Jim Host Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. undergraduate and graduate students who reside or are students in Kentucky and are enrolled in a travel and tourism- or hospitality-related program of study. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $2000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  April 1
2019

NHCF Dunkin' Donuts Scholarship Program

New Hampshire high school seniors who demonstrate academic achievement and financial need will be considered for this award. Students who meet any/all of the following criteria are given preference for funding: interest in pursuing a career in business, hospitality or food service industries; a grade point average of 3.25 or higher; substantial volunteer or community service.

Total: $2000 Awards:  20
Deadline:  April 13
2019

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
2019

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:  April 30
2019

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:  April 30
2019