Scholarship Description

IFEC is a non-profit membership association. Its 250 members include writers and editors, public relations and marketing communications professionals, educators and consultants working within and with the foodservice media. Through its scholarship program, IFEC strives to increase awareness and understanding of career opportunities available in the fields of foodservice and food communications and to encourage the entry of qualified individuals into these fields.

A combination of your work experience and current and past education should indicate that you are preparing for a career in writing or public relations within the foodservice or food and beverage industry.  This is a key requirement.

Examples of careers IFEC wishes to encourage through its scholarships:

 Journalist specializing in foodservice or food and beverage
 Public relations practitioner for restaurants, foodservice management companies, food or beverage producers, food marketing boards or culinary schools
 Food photographer or food stylist working with food, beverage or foodservice accounts
 Consultant and freelance writer providing marketing communications services for food, beverage or foodservice clients
 Communications specialist promoting and/or writing about nutrition as it relates to foodservice, food or beverage

• Careers that do not fit this niche include:

 Chef
 Chef-instructor
 Caterer
 Restaurateur
 Hotelier

Year of Need: College Freshman, College Sophomore, College Junior, College Senior, College 5th Year, 1st Year Grad, 2nd Year Grad, 3rd Year Grad,


Num Awards: 4

Min Award: 500

Max Award: 4,000

Deadline: 2018-03-15


Sponsoring Organization International Foodservice Editorial Council
PO Box 491
Hyde Park, NY 12538

Contact Person: Carol Lally

Phone: 845-229-6973