Escoffier Scholarship Foundation

The Escoffier Scholarship Foundation is designed to assist students with a passion for culinary and pastry arts who may be unable to attend without additional financial assistance. Award amounts are determined by Escoffier Scholarship Foundation Committee after a review of all eligible applications.

Who Can Apply?

Any enrolled student at Escoffier can apply. New students can apply immediately after enrollment.
Click here to view eligibility requirements.

Mark Your Calendar for These Important Dates!

Applications Accepted July 26 - Aug 6 2021

Awards Announced:

August 16, 2021

PROGRAM START DATE

On-Campus: August 16, 2021
Online: August 18, 2021

Applications Accepted Aug 30 - Sept 17 2021

Awards Announced:

September 27, 2021

PROGRAM START DATE

On-Campus: September 27, 2021
Online: September 29, 2021

Applications Accepted Oct 11 - Oct 29 2021

Awards Announced:

November 8, 2021

PROGRAM START DATE

On-Campus: November 8, 2021
Online: November 10, 2021

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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
  • Alumni

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:

Les Dames d’Escoffier Legacy Award

Further information is available from the Legacy Awards Co-Chairs, Dames Alison Awerbuch at 914.631.3030 Ext. 526 or [email protected], or Sue Huffman Robison at 916.514.8048 or [email protected].

International Association of Culinary Professionals (IACP)
455 South Forth Street
Louisville, KY 40202
502.581.9786 phone
502.589.3602 fax

Colorado Restaurant Association’s Education Fund
430 E. 7th Ave.
Denver, CO 80203
303.830.2972 phone
800.522.2973 phone
303.830.2973 fax

National Restaurant Association (NRA)
1200 17th St. NW
Washington, DC 20036-3907
202.331.5900 phone
202.331.2429 fax

American Culinary Federation (ACF)
180 Center Place Way
St. Augustine, FL 32085
800.624.9458 phone
904.825.4758 fax

American Dietetic Association (ADA)
120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2000
Chicago, IL 60606
800.877.1600 phone

The James Beard Foundation
167 West 12th St.
New York, NY 10011
212.675.2984 phone
212.645.1438 fax

American Institute of Wine & Food (AIWF)
213-37 39th Avenue, Box 216
Bayside, NY 11361
800.274.2493 phone
718.522.0204 fax

Colorado Women’s Education Foundation
P.O. Box 1189
Boulder, CO 80306
303.443.2573 phone
720.564.0397 fax

Women’s Foodservice Forum
South Point Office Center
1650 West 82nd Street, Suite 650
Bloomington, MN 55431
866.368.8008 phone

International Food Service Executives Association (IFSEA)
2609 Surfwood Drive
Las Vegas, NV 89128
702.430.9217 phone
702.430.9223 fax