CRAEF Scholarship Program

  • Website Address
  • Contact
  • Scholarship Committee
  • Address
  • 621 Capitol Mall
  • Sacramento, CA 95814
  • Email Address
  • Application Deadline
  • May 15, 2017
  • Number Of Awards
  • See Description
  • Maximum Amount
  • See Description
  • Scholarship Description
  • Since its inception in 1981, the California Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (CRAEF) has awarded deserving students and educators more than one million dollars in scholarships and grants. Traditionally, these scholarships are allocated to eager and talented high school seniors and undergraduate students who dream of pursuing higher education in the restaurant, food service, and hospitality industries.

    To qualify for a CRAEF scholarship, the applicant must:
    -Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident
    -Be a California resident, although students may attend an out-of-state school
    -Be enrolled in a minimum of nine credit hours at an accredited postsecondary school
    -Have a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA
    -Be enrolled or will enroll in two consecutive semesters or terms
    have completed at least one grading term of a postsecondary program or be a high school senior going directly to a postsecondary school
    -Satisfy the minimum hours of industry-related work experience, paid or voluntary: 250 hours for high school students going into their freshmen year; 400 hours for college freshmen going into their sophomore year; 550 hours for students beyond sophomore year
    -All work experience must be verified through paycheck stubs or a signed letter from employers

    For more details and to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

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