financial aid

See how you can navigate the financial landscape of culinary education with clarity! Explore articles that cover financial aid options, gain insights into scholarships, grants, and loans, and make informed decisions that can fund your culinary passion.

Financing Your Education 16 min read

The Essential Guide to Culinary School Scholarships

Tons of resources for culinary school scholarships to fund your education and make your dreams a reality. Options for people from all backgrounds.

October 1, 2023
Financing Your Education 15 min read

GI Bill® for Culinary School: A Guide for Active Military, Veterans, & Their Families

The GI Bill® programs can help active-duty and veterans to pay for education they may want after their service, including college or culinary school!

June 7, 2023
Financing Your Education 11 min read

How to Make a Budget as a Culinary School Student: A Step-by-Step Guide

Create a budget as a culinary student with our step-by-step guide. Manage your finances to help achieve your culinary dreams without breaking the bank.

May 31, 2023
Financing Your Education 7 min read

Financial Aid Glossary: 36 Terms You Should Know Before Culinary School

Ready to plan for your culinary education? Dive into our Financial Aid Glossary to understand 36 essential financial aid terms you should know.

May 11, 2023
Financing Your Education 8 min read

5 Culinary School Financial Aid Resources You May Not Know About

These financial aid resources could put culinary school within reach! Don’t let money be the barrier between the life you have and the career you want.

May 5, 2023
Financing Your Education 11 min read

6 Ways You Can Make Financial Decisions About School Less Stressful

With good research, a little help, and a bit of extra time, you may be able to make financial decisions about school with less stress and more confidence.

April 14, 2023
Financing Your Education 11 min read

How to Save Money: 10 Practical Tips for Students

Tips for cutting down on living expenses and education expenses while you’re in culinary school or in college. Save on necessities, entertainment, and more.

April 7, 2023
Financing Your Education 9 min read

6 Ways to Afford Culinary School if You’re a High School Student

6 tips to help high school students pay for culinary school, including federal loans, scholarships, and more. Cost doesn’t have to be a roadblock.

March 30, 2023
Financing Your Education 13 min read

What Is a 529 Plan and Can It Help You Pay for School?

College tuition costs are rising fast—but you can be prepared with a 529 plan! Learn about the potential savings this financial tool offers.

March 22, 2023
Financing Your Education 11 min read

7 Steps to Making a Financial Plan for Culinary School

Bring culinary school within reach with a step-by-step financial plan. Reach your goal with savings, scholarships, grants, loans, and part-time work.

March 17, 2023
Financing Your Education 10 min read

How Much Can Culinary School Cost and How Can You Pay For It?

Find out how much culinary school can cost and the various ways to pay for it through financial aid and student loans.

March 6, 2023
Financing Your Education 12 min read

How Financial Aid Works: FAQs About Funding for Culinary School

Answers to the most common questions about federal loans, scholarships and grants, and military funding at Escoffier.

September 29, 2022
Financing Your Education 9 min read

How Long Does It Take to Pay Back Student Loan Debt…And Is It Worth It?

Is it worth it to spend years repaying student loan debt? If that investment gets you closer to your career goals, then it just may be.

September 9, 2022
Financing Your Education 7 min read

Can You Pay For Culinary School With Student Loans?

Thousands of students may have been able to attend culinary school, thanks to student loans. Here’s what you should know about loans and other funding.

June 2, 2022
Financing Your Education 8 min read

Is Culinary School Expensive?

Find out the true costs of culinary school—in money, time, and more. Plus, how could the return on investment bring you major rewards down the line?

May 23, 2022
Value of Culinary Education 15 min read

Is a Culinary Diploma or Degree Worth It?

Wondering if culinary school is worth the investment? Discover benefits of formal education and how a degree or diploma can help you throughout your career.

April 21, 2022
Financing Your Education 7 min read

Can You Deduct College Tuition From Taxes?

Get the facts about education-related tax deductions, credits, and student loan interest. Eligible students could save thousands on their tax bills!

February 10, 2022
Financing Your Education 11 min read

FAFSA® for Culinary School: A Step-By-Step Guide

Use this FAFSA® application guide to help you get started and speed up the process of securing financial aid for culinary school.

January 28, 2022
Value of Culinary Education 13 min read

What Every High School Student Should Know About Culinary School

As high school comes to a close, you may be wondering if a culinary education should be your next step. Here’s what you need to know before you decide.

January 7, 2022

Should I Go To Culinary School? A Guide For Deciding

You can’t answer “Should I go to culinary school” until you’ve answered some other questions first. Use this worksheet to help you think it through.

January 5, 2022
Financing Your Education 9 min read

A Guide to Paying Back Student Loans

If you’re approaching graduation, you’re probably wondering how to pay back your student loans. Here’s what you need to know, and some helpful strategies!

October 22, 2021
Financing Your Education 7 min read

Top Merit-Based Culinary Scholarships

Merit-based culinary scholarships come from large national organizations and small local companies. Here are some that could help fund your education.

September 17, 2021
Financing Your Education 6 min read

What Is the Difference Between a Subsidized and Unsubsidized Loan?

Applying to culinary college, but unsure about subsidized vs. unsubsidized loans? Find out the types of loans available to you.

July 9, 2021
Culinary Arts 20 min read

Black History Month – The Escoffier Perspective

This month we’ve experienced a world-wide focus on Black history. Throughout February we featured Escoffier faculty and alumni, including online...

February 25, 2021
Financing Your Education 3 min read

Scholarships Available to Culinary Students

Want to learn more about culinary and baking and pastry arts student scholarships available through the Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts? You're in the right place.

May 20, 2019
Press Releases 2 min read

Announcing the 2018 Curtis Duffy Scholarship Winners

The Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts is pleased to announce the winners of the 2018 Curtis Duffy Scholarship Competition....

April 30, 2018
Financing Your Education 2 min read

James Beard Award Winning Chef Partners with Escoffier Schools to Provide Scholarship Opportunities for High School Students

BOULDER, Colorado and AUSTIN, Texas, February 22, 2018 – The Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts is pleased to announce...

February 21, 2018
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