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.
Is presented by the Restaurant Association of Maryland Education Foundation on behalf of Applebee’s/The Rose Group, a long-time partner and supporting group of RAMEF. ($1100 scholarship)
• Maryland resident
• Graduating high school senior
• Pursuing hospitality related coursework
• Minimum cumulative unweighted grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
• Minimum of 150 hours of documented industry experience
• Must have some community involvement
• Interviews may be required of finalists
Complete Sections 1-8 for the Applebee’s/The Rose Group Hospitality Scholarship and complete Essay 5.
Student must be a Hawaii resident enrolled full-time at the Conrad N. Hilton College of Hotel and Restaurant Management of the University of Houston (Texas). Contact the University of Houston scholarship office for information. Application deadline is March 1.
NEWH proudly announces the $5,000 NEWH/Clifford R. Tuttle Scholarship
Award open to students pursuing a career affiliated with the Hospitality Industry in Interior Design. The chosen scholarship winner will be honored at the Platinum Circle Awards at the Conrad Hotel in New York City. The scholarship recipient is required to attend the award presentation with travel and lodging provided by NEWH, Inc.
Requirements for The NEWH/Clifford R. Tuttle Scholarship Award are:
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 award
Must have a minimum 3.0 GPA
Must be pursuing a career objective in the area of the Hospitality Industry in Interior Design
See application for additional submittal requirements
The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) and the Al Schuman Ecolab Undergraduate Entrepreneurial Scholarship Fund awards scholarships ranging from $3,500 to $7,500 to college students who are enrolled in a foodservice related program at a select set of colleges.This scholarship is targeted toward students who demonstrate an entrepreneurial spirit through a written essay. Chosenrecipients must be highly ambitious, dedicated, innovative, and creative. The recipients must not only have a vision butthe skills and plans to realize their vision.To be eligible to apply, you must:· Be a citizen or permanent resident* of the United States of America· Be accepted or enrolled in one of the following colleges (see linked colleges field)· Have completed at least one grading term of your college or post-secondary program· Be enrolled for two consecutive terms or not entering your last semester before graduating· Have a minimum grade point average (GPA) or 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent) OR a GED average standard score of 470 or higher.This essay is required as part of the scholarship application packet and must be submitted with your printed and signed application form and other required documents as outlined in the instructions. The essay must be typed, double-spaced and have a maximum of 750 words. Please put your name on the top of each page of your essay. Your essay must address each item in the essay question.An entrepreneur is usually described as someone who is highly ambitious, dedicated, innovative, creative, and refuses defeat. An entrepreneur not only has a vision but can develop a plan to realize their vision.To demonstrate your entrepreneurial spirit, write an essay addressing the following items:1. Describe either a past entrepreneurial project of any type or a future restaurant/foodservice related entrepreneurial project, such as starting a new restaurant, developing a new product or menu.2. Explain why it was/is innovative and provide an example of how thinking outside the box enhanced or will enhance your project.3. Describe how you brought or will bring your project to fruition.4. Briefly, describe your skills and how these attributes helped you or will help you carry out this project.Complete the online application form at www.nraef.org/scholarships.Complete, print and sign the online application form
This scholarship is for anyone attending Cuyahoga Community College or Working at Sammy’s.
Eligibility: * Applicants must be students who are already enrolled in a full-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited two-year college or culinary program in NC. * Applicants must be pursuing a degree in culinary arts, hospitality management, or tourism. * Applicants must be permanent NC residents. * Up to seven awards are available. * Recipients will receive $750 for their second year of two-year program. * Awards are for one year only.
Recipients selected by staff at Transylvania University
Who Can Apply: Any student pursuing an education in a restaurant, foodservice, or hospitality-related major.
Presented by the Restaurant Association of Maryland Education Foundation (RAMEF) and the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF). Scholarships are awarded on a competitive basis to a graduating high school senior in Maryland. *Note – you cannot receive the Co-Branded scholarship and another NRAEF scholarship in the same year with the exception of the ProStart National Certificate of Achievement Scholarship. ($500 - $4000 scholarship pool)
• Must be a graduating senior in the State of Maryland
• Must be pursuing hospitality related coursework
• Interviews may be required of finalists
Complete Sections 1-8 for the Co-Branded Scholarship and complete Essay 1.
This scholarship is for students who will be first-time freshmen including graduating high school seniors, GED graduates and high school graduates enrolling in college for the first time.
To be eligible to apply, you must:
· Be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States of America
· Be a first time freshman. This includes:
Graduating high school seniors
GED graduates enrolling in college for the first time.
High school graduates enrolling in college for the first time.
· Be accepted and plan to enroll in an accredited culinary school, college or university. You must:
Enroll as a full-time or substantial part-time student taking a minimum of 9 credit hours each term.
Major in culinary, restaurant management, or other food service related major.
Plan to remain in school for at least two consecutive terms.
STEP #2: Complete the required essays for the Academic Scholarship for High School Seniors and GED Graduates
The two essays are required as part of the scholarship application packet and must be submitted with your printed and signed application form and other required documents as outlined in these instructions. The essays must be typed and double-spaced. Please put your name on the top of each page of your essays. Your essays must address each item in the essay questions.
Essay #1: Personal Statement (Word Count: 150-300 words)
· What is your ultimate career goal in the restaurant/foodservice industry?
Tell us about background and experience. Discuss your education and work experience.
· How will your background and experience help you to be successful in your career goal?
· What do you need to do to achieve your career goals? Discuss your educational, work, and personal plans that will help you to reach your career goals.
Essay #2 (Word Count: 350-750 words)· What experience or person (e.g. mentor, supervisor, etc) most influenced you in selecting the restaurant and foodservice industry of choice?
· What did the person do to influence you?
· What did you learn from this person?
· How will this help you reach your career goals in the foodservice industry?
STEP #3: Complete the online application form at www.nraef.org/scholarships
Complete, print and sign the online application form
Our team believes that the future growth and development in hospitality and tourism depends on the education of tomorrow’s leaders. We encourage all Texas-based Hospitality and/or Restaurant Management majors to apply. Applicants will be notified no later than May 31, 2017. Please contact us if you have any questions. Best wishes for a successful future!
1. Applicant must be a graduating high school senior (Class of 2017 at a Texas-based high school) OR a college student currently enrolled at a Texas-based college.
2. Applicant must be pursuing a degree in the field of Hospitality or Restaurant Management
3. Applicant must have a high school GPA of 3.0 or greater or college GPA of 3.0 or greater
4. Submit a 500-word essay entitled, “My Greatest Hospitality Moment”
5. Submit high school or college transcript with GPA indicated
6. Submit proof of major (i.e. transcript with major indicated, college acceptance letter, or letter from the college/university indicating such)
7. Email essay, transcript and proof of major to email@example.com
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