National Association of Catering Executives (NACE)
Two Vince DeFinis Scholarship Award recipients will receive $5,000 and $10,000 annually, non-renewable. The award will be distributed in two payments. The Foundation Scholarship Award recipients will receive $2,500 annually, non-renewable. The award will be distributed in two payments. The recipients will also receive complimentary student membership in the NACE. This scholarship will also include a full conference registration for the NACE Conference (Attendance at the NACE Conference is mandatory.) In addition, it includes travel costs ($250 for airfare and three nights hotel stay). The DeFinis scholarship winners will be selected at the conference, from among all Foundation of NACE scholarship winners.
Six total awards offered annually. Two Vince DeFinis Scholarship Awards and four Foundation Scholarship Awards offered annually.
Recipients must attend the conference to receive the award and next year's conference to present the award to the next recipient. Recipients will be appointed as student trustees and must attend board meetings, participate in conference calls and file quarterly progress reports with the foundation board. They must also participate in and assist in developing marketing materials for the NACE Foundation.
Applications are available online from the National Association of Catering Executives (NACE) Foundation website. In addition to the completed application, each student must submit an essay of no m ... sign up for full scholarship deadline information.