Escoffier Scholarship Foundation
Who Can Apply?
Any enrolled student at Escoffier can apply. New students can apply immediately after enrollment.
Click here to view eligibility requirements.
Scholarship Fund Requirements – Student Must:
- Be enrolled at an Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts residential or online campus.
- Complete all required Financial Aid documents.
- Must have an anticipated need.
- Maintain a 2.0 and above GPA after the first term or if an existing student.
- Submit the Institutional Scholarship Application form with an essay of 250-350 words:
- Describing why you are interested in pursuing your respective program and your passion to work in the hospitality/culinary industry.
- If applicable, describe your previous experience in hospitality, and culinary arts, baking or pastry arts, retail services.
Scholarship dollars are limited and students are only allowed one scholarship award per academic year. However, eligible students who were denied are welcome to apply during each application period.
*Please contact [email protected] if you meet the eligibility requirements and would like to receive an application form
Mark Your Calendar for These Important Dates!
August 16, 2021
PROGRAM START DATE
On-Campus: August 16, 2021
Online: August 18, 2021
September 27, 2021
PROGRAM START DATE
On-Campus: September 27, 2021
Online: September 29, 2021
November 8, 2021
PROGRAM START DATE
On-Campus: November 8, 2021
Online: November 10, 2021
Competitive Culinary Arts Scholarships:
Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA), ProStart® & SkillsUSA Competition Scholarship Awards
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.
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