National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation Scholarships
March 15, 2024
- Scholarship Description
The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation provides multiple merit-based scholarships to students pursuing degrees related to the restaurant industry (to include majors within the culinary, hospitality, and food service fields). Scholarship award amounts range between $2,500 and $10,000. In addition to the general NRAEF scholarships, a number of named leadership scholarships are also available through our application; requirements may vary but all applicants must be pursuing a degree related to the restaurant industry.
There are numerous scholarships offered throughout the country, provided through the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation branch in each state. The Foundation also provides grants for educators and for individuals seeking industry certifications to advance their careers. Since the program’s inception in 1987, the Foundation has awarded more than $26 million in scholarships to support the next generation of industry leaders.