RCF Higher Education Scholarship

Scholarship Description

The Research Chefs Association (RCA) values the importance of education in the disciplines of Culinology┬«, culinary arts, and food science.  The Research Chefs Foundation (RCF), therefore, strives to create opportunities for individuals to succeed in these disciplines by providing financial assistance in the form of scholarships for qualified students.  Scholarship candidates are judged on the basis of grade point average, financial need, and an essay.  Recipients will receive scholarship money via deposit at the Financial Aid Office of the Campus of their choice, for the use of purchasing books and supplies, covering lab fees and tuition expenses.ELIGIBILITY? Candidates must be an RCA member.  ? Rising freshman applicants must have graduated from high school with a minimum 3.0 GPA or its equivalent before July 1 of the year in which they will receive the Scholarship.? Proof of acceptance, as a full- or part-time student (minimum 6 credit hours), into an accredited college, university, culinary academy or technical institute must be submitted before payment will be issued.? Candidates must be majoring or completing courses in Culinology, Culinary Arts, or Food Science at a college or higher level (students already in college are eligible.)  Preference may be given to RCA-approved Culinology degree program students.? Previous RCF scholarship winners are not eligible for a second awardJUDGINGApplications will be evaluated according to the following criteria:? GPA: 30%? Financial Need: 35%? Essay: 35%

Year of Need: College Freshman, College Sophomore, College Junior, College Senior,

Type: Needs Based

Num Awards: Multiple

Min Award: Varies

Max Award: Varies

Deadline: 2019-12-15


Sponsoring Organization Research Chefs Association
1100 Johnson Ferry Road, Suite 300
Atlanta, GA 30342

Contact Person:

Phone: (404) 252-3663

Fax: (404) 252-0774