Competitive Culinary Arts Scholarships:
Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA), ProStart® & SkillsUSA Competition Scholarship Awards
Scholarship Award: Any student competing in a food related event is eligible to receive the 1st – 3rd place scholarship awards National Level Each participant receives $500.00 1st place: $7,000.00 2nd place: $5,000.00 3rd place: $3,000.00 State Level Each participant receives $500.00 1st place: $5,000.00 2nd place: $3,000.00 3rd place: $2,000.00 Regional Level Each participant receives $500.00 1st place: $3,000.00 2nd place: $2,000.00 3rd place: $1,500.00 Students must provide proof of the applicable competition award. The scholarships in this category are eligible to be awarded together, but students cannot exceed the overall scholarship maximum of $7,500 in a residential diploma program or $15,000 in a residential Associate Degree program. We will reach out to the appropriate representative for confirmation. To provide proof of the applicable competition award, contact: Austin, TX campus: [email protected] Boulder, CO campus: [email protected]
Institutional Scholarship (IS):
An Institutional scholarship encompasses multiple categories and has one scholarship application award. The scholarships in this category are eligible to be awarded together, but students cannot exceed the overall scholarship maximum of $7,500 in a residential diploma program or $15,000 in a residential Associate Degree program. Scholarships listed in this category are as follows (for the documentation requirements for these categories, please refer to the actual scholarship applications)
- Passion Award
- Child/Spouse of Veteran
- Industry Grant
- Single Parent Grant
Student Veteran Scholarship:
The Student Veteran Scholarship may be stacked with the Institutional scholarship category, but cannot exceed the overall scholarship maximum of $7,500 in a residental diploma program or $15,000 in a residental Associate Degree program.
A student that is eligible for Veterans Benefits (i.e., Chapter 33, 30, etc.) is eligible for the Veterans Scholarship without completing a FAFSA. Our Veteran scholarship is not limited to tuition but eligible for any institutional expense.
Continuing Education Scholarship:
In an exciting venture with our new online certificate program, we are now allowing all Culinary Arts graduates to take the online business courses and earn an online certificate. To qualify you must be a graduate of the Escoffier Austin or Boulder culinary program between July 2010 – July 2017. Take advantage of this great opportunity to expand your skills. We are offering 15 student scholarships within the calendar year of 2018 with a value not to exceed $3,100.
Boulder Residential Winter Scholarship:
We’re happy to share with you that our Escoffier Pastry Winter Scholarship could provide up to $2,000 towards total tuition at Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts Boulder if you start classes in our Pastry Arts Diploma program January 6, 2020. An Escoffier education is a tremendous value and now it’s even more accessible!
Other Scholarship Resources:
Additional possible sources of grants and scholarships for your research:
International Association of Culinary Professionals (IACP)
455 South Forth Street
Louisville, KY 40202
Colorado Restaurant Association’s Education Fund
430 E. 7th Ave.
Denver, CO 80203
National Restaurant Association (NRA)
1200 17th St. NW
Washington, DC 20036-3907
American Culinary Federation (ACF)
180 Center Place Way
St. Augustine, FL 32085
American Dietetic Association (ADA)
120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2000
Chicago, IL 60606
The James Beard Foundation
167 West 12th St.
New York, NY 10011
American Institute of Wine & Food (AIWF)
213-37 39th Avenue, Box 216
Bayside, NY 11361
Colorado Women’s Education Foundation
P.O. Box 1189
Boulder, CO 80306
Women’s Foodservice Forum
South Point Office Center
1650 West 82nd Street, Suite 650
Bloomington, MN 55431
International Food Service Executives Association (IFSEA)
2609 Surfwood Drive
Las Vegas, NV 89128