The James Beard Foundation Scholarship program assists aspiring and established culinary professionals who plan to further their education at a licensed or accredited culinary school or hospitality institution, college or university.
There are three basic types of awards:
- cash grants applied to tuition
- tuition waivers granted by educational institutions, which are renewable in some cases
- grants for working culinary professionals that cover expenses from programs offering experiential learning at farms, fisheries, wineries and other venues of food production, under the auspices of Jean-Louis Palladin Professional work/study program.
Applicants may be planning to study a variety of disciplines, including:
- Culinary arts
- Baking and pastry
- Hospitality management
- Food studies
Deadline: May 15, 2017
For more guidelines and FAQ’s, please visit the Scholarship America website https://scholarshipamerica.org/what-we-do/students-parents/