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.
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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No hand-written applications will be accepted.
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.
Scholarships for students enrolled in the hospitality industry.
The applicant must: - be a resident of Canada; - be a full-time student at a four-year college or university in North America; - be entering his/her junior or senior year of study; - be a strong academic performer and have at least a 3.0 grade point average on a 4.0 scale; - have a degree emphasis in a travel and tourism-telated (i.e. Hotel Management, Restaurant Management, Tourism).
Opten to California residents who: - Attend a college or university part-time; and - Work in the foodservice or hospitality industry at least 20 hours per week - Have completed at least one semester as a foodservice major and have been accepted for the following semester; and - Attend an educational institution operating under Internal Revenue service Code Section 501 (c)(3), or an institution approved by the trustees of the GGRASF; and - Have maintained a minimum of 2.75 GPA on a 4.0 scale
ELIGIBILITY: Pursuing a four-year degree at Johnson & Wales University majoring in equine science, agricultural business management, agricultural economics, international agriculture, agricultural finance, dietetics, hospitality, food service management or other non-agricultural related areas. Minimum GPA of 3.25 on a 4.0 scale required. Renewable for a full-time, day school student maintaining a minimum 3.25 GPA. Must be active and support the JWU FFA chapter as a member while enrolled at JWU.AWARD: One full-tuition scholarship valued at $22,149. Award is in the form of tuition reduction. Renewable.
ELIGIBILITY: Pursuing a two- or four-year degree in agricultural business management, food science and technology, dietetics, food service management and other non-agricultural related areas. Applicant must be a resident of and planning to attend a school in Wisconsin.AWARD: One scholarship at $1,000, non-renewable.
Eligibility Criteria:•Must be of Hispanic background•Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident residing in the United States or Puerto Rico•Must be studying at an accredited university in the U.S. or Puerto Rico for the upcoming academic year•Must be (or plan to be) enrolled full-time as an undergraduate student for the upcoming academic year•Must have earned and maintain a cumulative Grade Point Average of no less than 3.0 on a 4.0 scale•Must be studying a major that falls under the Hospitality Majors Application
Program Description:The HSF/Hormel Scholarship Program is a scholarship of $2,500 awarded for applicants interested in a career in the food industry.In addition, interested students can apply to be considered for a paid internship. Eligibility Requirements: * Be of Hispanic heritage * Be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident of the United States with a valid Social Security Number at the time of application. All legal permanent residents must submit a copy of their valid permanent resident card or passport stamped I-551 (not expired) * Have a permanent address in one of the following Midwest states: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, Wisconsin * Have a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale * Be a Junior with an intended graduation date between December and August * Be majoring in Accounting, Mechanical Engineering (includes Mechanical Technology), Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Industrial Engineering/Technology (includes Industrial Management) Manufacturing Engineering, Business Administration (includes Operations), Management, Agriculture Science/Agronomy (includes Agriculture Engineering, Agribusiness, Ag Economics, Food Service), Computer Science, Information Technology (IT/MIS) (includes Computer Information Systems), Zoology (includes Animal Science), Marketing (includes Professional Selling), Hospitality Administration (includes Hotel/Restaurant Management) or related majors * Must apply for federal financial aid by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
Criteria: Open (Classification) 2.5 GPA Majors: Hotel Management UNCF Member Colleges and Universities (Participating Schools) Open (Participating States)
Must be a currently enrolled student attending an accredited college
Must have completed half the requirements for a degree or certification in the program you are currently
Must show financial need and have eligible outstanding debt for tuition, books or supplies at time of scholarship award
Must have a 3.0 GPA
Must have a career objective in one of the areas of the Hospitality Industry (i.e., Hotel/Restaurant Management, Culinary/Foodservice, Architecture, Interior Design, etc.)
Please attach the following:
Student essay, to include:
o Background of yourself and your experience
o Your goals and objectives after graduation
o What prompted you to choose this career
o Do you feel you made a contribution to your school program or fellow students through leadership or participation
o Why is obtaining this scholarship important to you
o If your application is not accepted, what plans do you have for financing Official Transcript
Letters of recommendation from Professor, advisor and/or department head
Letters from industry professionals, employers, etc.
Submit all items by mail to:
5646 Milton St #213
Dallas TX 75206
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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