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American Culinary Federation Scholarships

April 30, 2024
Awards Available: Varies

Scholarship Description

The American Culinary Federation Education Foundation, in collaboration with the American Academy of Chefs (AAC), extends its support to culinary students through an annual scholarship program. This initiative aims to provide financial assistance to students pursuing apprenticeship programs, certificate programs, or post-secondary degree programs in the culinary, pastry, or foodservice-related fields.

Scholarship Categories and Amounts:

1. Apprenticeship Program: • Scholarship Amount: Up to $1,500

2. Certificate Programs: • Scholarship Amount: Up to $1,500

3. Post-Secondary Degree Programs: • Scholarship Amount: Up to $2,500

Eligibility Requirements:

To be eligible for these scholarships, applicants must meet the following criteria:

1. Exemplary Student: • Maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher.

2. Acceptance to Accredited Institution: • Currently accepted to an accredited institution with a major in culinary, pastry, or foodservice-related fields.

Application Procedure:

The application process involves a point system, and applications will be evaluated by the scholarship selection committee.

Points can be earned for the following:

• Academic Grade Point Average • Culinary Competition Participation • Culinary Volunteer Activities • ACF Involvement

Applicants will receive notification by email regarding the scholarship award or denial within 30 business days after the application deadline. Those who do not receive a scholarship are encouraged to reapply in future years.

It's important to note that ACF reserves the right to cancel any scholarship if the applicant fails to meet academic progress standards or provides falsified information.

The American Culinary Federation Education Foundation is dedicated to fostering excellence in the culinary arts by supporting aspiring chefs and culinary professionals. If you meet the eligibility criteria, consider applying for these scholarships to further your education and advance your career in the culinary world. Scholarship Search