AAC Culinary Scholarships for High School Seniors
The American Academy of Chefs (AAC), the honor society of the American Culinary Federation (ACF), offers educational scholarships to high school students, college students, professional chefs looking to further their education or become certified and student culinary teams currently competing at ACF Regional and National conferences.
The American Academy of Chefs will award a limited number of scholarships, based on the availability of institutional and private funds. To be considered by the scholarship committee, an application must meet the following requirements:
- Be an exemplary student. Have or maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher.
- Be a high school senior eligible to graduate the same year as the scholarship application date.
- Be currently accepted to an accredited, postsecondary college, with a major in either culinary
or pastry arts, or be an ACF registered apprentice.
- Have a career goal of becoming a chef or pastry chef.
Please note: Funds will be awarded after the student has completed one grading period at the postsecondary college. Proof of completion in the form of a transcript or semester grades must be submitted to AAC Scholarship committee via fax or mail before scholarship funds are released to the student.