Restaurant/hospitality Industry Scholarships
Here are some of the Restaurant/hospitality Industry scholarships on our site for which you may qualify.
Applicant must be a current member in good standing of the American Culinary Federation. Applicant must be enrolled in an accredited, post-secondary school of culinary arts, or other post-secondary culinary training program acceptable to the ACF. Applicant must have completed one grading period in the program prior to the date of the scholarship application.
This scholarship is for any student pursuing an education in a restaurant, foodservice or hospitality related major. ManageFirst students preferred.
Award amount: (2) $5,000
Who Can Apply: Undergraduates/ManageFirst Students
The WRA Education Foundation awards scholarships based on future plans in foodservice, academic records, essays on industry issues and professional recommendations.
Over $36,000 in scholarships are awarded annually to culinary arts and hospitality management students across the state.
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Minimum qualifications for WRA EF scholarships are:
Must be working in a Wisconsin foodservice operation at the time of applying
Must be accepted at a nationally accredited, post-secondary school
Must have a completed application that includes employer or instructor recommendations and school transcripts
Please check the website for any changes in application deadline.
The National Black McDonald's Owners Association (NBMOA) and McDonald's USA have partnered with UNCF to award scholarships to African American students interested in the hospitality industry.
Applicants must be U.S. citizens majoring in restaurant / hotel / hospitality management, accounting, business or marketing as full-time students at an accredited Historically Black College or University (HBCU) and have an interest in hospitality management. Dependents of either McDonald’s executives or NBMOA owners are INELIGIBLE for this opportunity nor are former recipients of the NBMOA scholarship.
Other qualifying criteria are sophomore, junior, or senior classification and a 2.8 cumulative grade point average .
This scholarship is for educators who are attending an NRAEF Summer Institute.
Award amount: $1,750
Sponsor: The Ryan Wells FoundationAmount: 1 or more scholarships of $1,000 or moreUse: Culinary or Hospitality at a Vo-tech to a four year collegeCriteria: 1. Student must enter into a culinary or Hospitality program.2. The students G.P.A. must be a 2.53. The student must have completed at least 3 semesters of culinary or hospitality courses.4. School and Community involvement a must.Special Requirements: Write an essay containing the following items:- What are your future plans in the culinary or hospitality industry?- Please outline your college plans.- Immediately after you graduate from college, what are plans to pursue your future?Please e-mail the essay to: email@example.com
This scholarship is for any student pursuing an education in a restaurant, foodservice, or hospitality related major. First preference given to students attending a school in Kentucky, followed by any culinary arts students at Johnson & Wales University or the Culinary Institute of America, followed by Hotel and Restaurant Administration majors at Indiana University- Purdue and Bloomington, Indianapolis Vocational Technical College, University of Denver, Wake Technical College, Rochester Institute of Technology, Southeast Community College, Kendall College or College of DuPage.
Award amount: $2,500
Who Can Apply: First preference given to students attending a school in Kentucky, followed by any culinary arts students at Johnson & Wales University or the Culinary Institute of America, followed by Hotel and Restaurant Administration majors at Indiana University- Purdue and Bloomington, Indianapolis Vocational Technical College, University of Denver, Wake Technical College, Rochester Institute of Technology, Southeast Community College, Kendall College or College of DuPage.
Requirements: * 3.0 grade point average; * Must be enrolled full time at and eligible tribal college; * Must be majoring in any fields, preference given to business, information technology, hospitality and marketing; * Must be enrolled full time; * American Indian or Alaskan Native with proof of enrollment or descendancy.
Criteria: 1. Must be a full-time student pursuing hospitality related degree at an accredited institution. 2. Must have a 3.0 GPA. 3. Must be able to attend the IACC annual conference. Contact Information: Students interested in applying for this scholarship should view http://www.iaccnorthamerica.org/internboard/index.cfm?fuseaction=Scholarships for more information and an application form.
Founded in 1984, NEWH is an international non-profit organization, with 18 chapters and 6 affiliated areas, which links professionals from every facet of the hospitality industry and related fields. The NEWH By-laws state one of the objectives of NEWH is to promote scholarship, education and interest in the Hospitality Industry. To date, NEWH has given $3,00,000.00+ USD in scholarships to young people wishing to pursue careers in the hospitality industry.
The NEWH Icons of Industry Scholarship Award will be based upon the following criteria:
Must be a currently enrolled student attending an accredited college
Must have completed half the requirements for an undergraduate degree or be enrolled in a graduate program
Must show financial need and have eligible outstanding debt for tuition, books or supplies at time of scholarship award in May 5
Must have a minimum 3.0 GPA
Must be pursuing a career objective in the area of the Hospitality Industry with an emphasis towards the area(s) of hospitality determined by our ICON (criteria changes annually)
Must have participated in an internship program or similar position
An eligible school is defined as one that is fully accredited and will hold the scholarship moneys in trust for the student to draw down upon on an “as needed” basis without any service charges.
Opens in May with deadline to apply in mid-September. Winner $5,000 scholarship award given at Gold Key Ceremony in New York in November. Honorable mention $3,5000 scholarship award given at HD Expo in Las Vegas the following May. Student travel and lodging paid by NEWH, Inc. winning student must attend award event and have eligible debt at time of award.
Fox Valley Technical College student enrolled in the Culinary Arts Program or Hotel and Restaurant Management Program, who has maintained a minimum 2.5 GPA and has financial need.
Four $250 scholarships will be awarded each year; one scholarship will be awarded each semester to a student in the Culinary Arts Program and one scholarship of $250 will be awarded each semester to a student in the Hotel and Restaurant Management Program.
Selection of recipients will be made by the Fox Valley Technical College Scholarship Selection committee.
Scholarship payments will be made directly to Fox Valley Technical College Foundation upon their request.
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