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.

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

International Dairy-Deli-Bakery Association (IDDBA) Scholarship Program

This scholarship is available for international and U.S. undergraduate and graduate students who are currently employed (during the college school year) with an International Dairy-Deli-Bakery Association (IDDBA) member company. Students must major in a food-related field (such as culinary arts, baking/pastry arts, or food science), business, or marketing, and have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher (this requirement may be waived for first-time returning adult students).

Total: $2000 Awards:  48
Deadline:  April 1
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

Les Dames d'Escoffier (LDEI) Colorado Chapter Scholarship Program

This scholarship is open to U.S. female students attending a Colorado postsecondary institution with a focus in a food-related industry (such as culinary, food science, dietetics, nutrition, beverage and fermentation, hospitality and restaurant management, animal science, agriculture, or family and consumer sciences). Students must have one to two years experience in their chosen industry.

Total: $1000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  April 5
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

Alice S. Marriott Scholarship Fund

U.S. undergraduate students who have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher are eligible for this award. Students must major in hospitality management or hotel/motel management and be part of a traditionally underrepresented group.

Total: $10000 Awards:  2
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

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:  April 30
2019

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 2.75 or higher and enroll on a full time basis.

Total: $2500 Awards:  6
Deadline:  April 30
2019