Scholarships for Culinary Arts Majors

Students with a passion for cooking may want to major in the culinary arts. They may also want to find scholarships to help them cover the rising costs of education. That is why a number of groups, from professional organizations to private foundations, award scholarships to culinary arts students. To be eligible, students usually need to a cumulative GPA of at least 2.5 or higher, be accepted or enrolled in an accredited, post-secondary school, majoring in the culinary/hospitality field. Applicants may also have to demonstrate some foodservice experience or education and a passion in the field. Some scholarships are limited to students in their third and fourth years of study, and some take financial need into account. Start your search for a culinary arts scholarship by browsing the list below.

Showing 1-19 of 19 scholarships
View Details Tools of the Trade Award Scholarship. Grand Traverse Regional Community Foundation
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  • 500 - 1,000
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Welding|Construction Trade|Culinary Arts|Automotive|Graphic Arts|Electrical|Agricultural Sciences|Auto Body Repair|Film and New Media|Precision Machining Technology|Power Equipment Technology|Skilled Trades|Web and Game Programming|
  • Age / Grade Level: |College|
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This scholarship was established to benefit students who are attending college or other types of technical training following high school or going directly into the work force. Applicants must have enrolled CTC programs such as Agriscience, Auto Body Repair, Automotive Technology, Construction Trades, Culinary Arts, Electrical Occupations, Film and New Media, Graphic Arts, Precision Machining Technology, Power Equipment Technology, Skilled Trades, Web and Game Programming or Welding.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 2.0
View Details Local Owner Resturant (LORA) Scholarship Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • Mar-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Hospitality|Culinary Arts|
  • School (K-12): Attend a |Public High School|private high school| in |Wicomico, MD|Delmar, DE|
  • School (College): |Accredited College|
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This scholarship was established to benefit students who are graduates of public or private high schools in Wicomico County, Maryland or Delmar, Delaware. Applicants must attend an accredited college or approved training program specializing in culinary/hospitality.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 5.0
View Details Kona Culinary Arts Ke Ali'i Pauahi Foundation
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  • 1,000
  • 2 awards
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Culinary Arts|
  • Residence: Live in |Hawaii| as a |Kona district of Hawai`i island, HI|
  • School (College): |Two-year|Four-year|Accredited College|
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The Kona Culinary Arts is awarded to a resident of the Kona district of Hawai`i island. Applicants must be student major in field of culinary arts and demonstrate financial need
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 2.0
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • December 2017
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Culinary Arts|Food Service|Baking and Pastry Arts|
  • Residence: |Legal U.S. Resident|
  • School (College): |Culinary School|
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The scholarship is offered by Niche to all high school and college students who are considering or currently enrolled in a culinary school or culinary major, including culinary arts, food service, baking, and pastry arts. It is open to legal residents of the United States or international students with valid visas. Prospective winners will be selected in a random drawing.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.0
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Engineering|Architecture|Nursing|Medicine|Physical Therapy|Accounting|Dentistry|Counseling|Drafting|Physician's Assistant|Pharmacy|Culinary Arts|Teaching|Automotive|Public Safety|Surveying and Mapping|Mental Health|Agricultural Sciences|Applied Occupations|Bookkeeping|Fire Science|
  • School (K-12): |Healdsburg High School, Healdsburg, CA|
  • Residence: Live in |Sonoma, CA|
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The Carlisle Van Ornum/H.E.L.P. Scholarship Fund - Healdsburg is awarded to graduating high school senior or graduates of Healdsburg High School. Applicants must be pursuing major in medical, dental, nursing, physician assistant, pharmacy, physical therapy, teaching, culinary, accounting, bookkeeping, automotive, fire science,public safety, agricultural sciences, mental health, counseling, architectural, drafting, engineering, surveying
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 1.0
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  • 5,000
  • 1 award
  • April 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +4 More
  • Major: Study |Culinary Arts|
  • Disability: |Type 1 Diabetes|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Illinois|
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Chef Alain Roby Culinary Scholarship is a $5,000 fund given to students of Illinois. The program aims to support a high school senior with type 1 Diabetes who wants to pursue a bachelor or associates degree in culinary arts.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 1.0
View Details Panhandle Restaurant Association Scholarship Amarillo Area Foundation (AAF), Inc.
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • February 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Restaurant Management|Culinary Arts|
  • Residence: Live in |Texas Panhandle, TX|
  • School (College): |Accredited College or University|
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The Panhandle Restaurant Association started this scholarship in 2013 to benefit graduating seniors from high schools within the Texas Panhandle. Applicants must be currently employed in a restaurant and pursuing studies in the field of culinary arts, restaurant management, or a related field.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 2.0
View Details Big Man Fritsche Scholarship Community Foundation of the Verdugos
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  • 1,000 - 5,000
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Business|Finance|Healthcare|Landscape Design|Culinary Arts|Information Technology|Cosmetology|Electrical|Auto Mechanics|Plumbing|Woodworking|Video Graphics|
  • School (College): Attend a |Two-year|Four-year|College|
  • Character Trait: Show |Self-Motivation|Entrepreneurial Characteristics|Potential to Succeed|
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This scholarship intends to support a student who will be continuing his/her education working toward a certificate, two-year, or four-year college degree from an accredited institution in a career technical field such as woodworking, auto mechanics, plumbing, landscaping, video graphics, information technology, business/finance, healthcare, electrical, cosmetology, culinary arts, and others. Recipients of this scholarship must reside and graduate in the service region of the Community Foundation of the Verdugos. Applicants must demonstrate financial need and must show an entrepreneurial aptitude, a potential for achievement and self-motivation.
  • competition 4.0
  • effort level 5.0
View Details Technical Trades Scholarship Coastal Bend Community Foundation
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Welding|Hospitality|Healthcare|Culinary Arts|Automotive|Diesel Mechanics|Avionic Technician|RV Technician|Marine Sciences|Building Trades|
  • School (K-12): |Rockport Fulton High School, Rockport, TX|
  • School (College): Attend a |Community College|Technical School|
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The Technical Trades Scholarship was established to benefit graduating high school seniors at Rockport Fulton High School pursuing trade or craft careers.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.0
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • May-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Fine Arts|Culinary Arts|Drama|Vocal|Instrumental Music|Visual Arts|Industrial Arts|Speech|
  • School (K-12): |Northeast High School, IA|
  • School (College): |University|Community College|College|Technical School|Post-Secondary Education|
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The scholarship is for Northeast High School students pursuing post-secondary education at, but not limited to, community colleges, occupational programs, technical schools and colleges and universities.
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 1.5
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Culinary Arts|Travel Industry Management|
  • School (K-12): |Kamehameha Schools: Kapalama Campus, Honolulu, HI|Kamehameha Schools: Maui Campus, Makawao, HI|Kamehameha Schools: Hawaii Campus, Keaau, HI|
  • Residence: Live in |United States|Hawaii|
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The Vicki Willder Scholarship Fund (KSA) is awarded to undergraduate or graduate student with minimum 2.7 GPA. Applicants must be resident of Hawaii and demonstrate financial need
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.0
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • May-15-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Culinary Arts|
  • School (College): |Accredited Culinary School|Licensed/Accredited Culinary School|
  • Career: |Culinary Arts (Industry)|
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The James Beard Foundation Scholarship Program is awarded to a student who planning to further their education at a licensed or accredited culinary school.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 2.0
View Details Leo and Madeline Hughes Memorial Fund Scholarship Community Foundation of Jackson County
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • May-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Music|Agriculture|Fine Arts|Culinary Arts|Visual Arts|Theatre|Industrial Arts|
  • School (K-12): |Maquoketa High School, Maquoketa, IA|Jackson, IA|Northeast High School, IA|
  • Residence: Live in |Clinton, IA|
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This scholarship is for Maquoketa and Northeast High School students pursuing post-secondary education at, but not limited to, community colleges, occupational programs, technical schools and colleges and universities.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 1.5
View Details Matthew D. "Biggie" Wolfe Culinary Arts and Hospitality Memorial Scholarship Community Foundation of North Central West Virginia, Inc.
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • Mar-31-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Culinary Arts|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Monongalia, WV|
  • School (College): |Accredited Post-Secondary School|Culinary School|
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This scholarship was established in memory of Matthew Wolfe, a talented chef and business entrepreneur in the Morgantown area. His family started this scholarship to benefit Monongalia County students pursuing studies in Culinary Arts and/or the Food and Hospitality Industry. Applicants must have completed their junior year in highschool and currently enrolled in an accredited post-secondary culinary arts and/or food and hospitality training program. Applicants must also have a goal to become a chef or be working in the food and hospitality industry.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 4.5
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Culinary Arts|Travel Industry Management|
  • Employer: |Kamehameha Schools food services department|
  • Residence: Live in |United States|Hawaii|
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The Vicki Willder Scholarship Fund (KSF) is awarded to a student majoring in culinary arts or travel industry management with minimum 2.7 GPA. Applicants must be resident of Hawaii and demonstrate financial need
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 1.0
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Welding|Nursing|Culinary Arts|Automotive|Surgical Technician|Medical Laboratory Technology|Computer Engineering Technology|Machining Technology|Child Development|Construction Technology|Petroleum Engineering Technology|
  • Employer: |Barbnet Investment Co.|BBT Capital Management, LLC|BEPCO, L.P.|BOPCO, L.P.|City Club of Fort Worth|Richardson Aviation|San Jose Cattle Co.|SHSM Partners, L.P.|Sid Richardson Carbon & Energy Co.|Sid W. Richardson Foundation|Sundance Square Management, L.P.|
  • Extracurricular: |Extracurricular Activities|
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The Sid Richardson Memorial Fund Scholarship is awarded to a college student or graduate student direct descendant of employees previously owned and operated by Sid Richardson and designated successor companies and organizations. Applicants must demonstrate a financial need and leadership and extracurricular activities
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 1.5
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  • 500 - 20,000
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Hospitality|Culinary Arts|
  • School (K-12): |Dixie Hollins High School, Saint Petersburg, FL|Northeast High School, Oakland Park, FL|Osceola High School, Kissimmee, FL|Tarpon Springs High School, Tarpon Springs, Fl|
  • School (College): Attend |Pinellas Technical College, Clearwater, FL|Pinellas Technical College, St. Petersburg, FL|
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The Ryan Wells Foundation Scholarship is awarded to graduating high school senior from Dixie Hollins High, Northeast High, Osceola High, or Tarpon Springs High. Applicants must be pursuing major in culinary or hospitality with a minimum of 2.5 GPA
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 4.5
View Details Claude Collins Hospitality Scholarship North Florida Hotel & Lodging Association
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Hospitality|Culinary Arts|
  • Residence: Live in |Duval, FL|Flagler, FL|Nassau, FL|Clay, FL|St. John's, FL|
  • School (College): Attend |Florida College (FL)|
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Three different types of scholarships are awarded by NFHLA to deserving students and employees to help them further their educational and career goals.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 1.0
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Culinary Arts|
  • Residence: Live in |Fayette, PA|
  • Citizenship: |U.S. Citizen|
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Sergeant Eric Hull Advised and Memorial Scholarship Funds is offered to a Fayette County resident who plans to attend college. The scholarship is given in preference to Culinary Arts students.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 1.0
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