Considering formal training in the restaurant and hospitality industry? Browse scholarship opportunities from the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation, state restaurant associations and related organizations. Explore the best one for you:

National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation

Since 1997, the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation has awarded more than $6 million in scholarships to college freshmen and other undergraduates. Learn more.

State restaurant associations

Many state restaurant associations offer scholarships through their education foundations. See what your state restaurant association offers.

American Culinary Federation

The American Academy of Chefs, the honor society of the American Culinary Federation, offers scholarships for high school and college students, as well as professional chefs.

Careers through Culinary Arts

Students who attend high school and afterschool C-CAP programs are eligible for culinary school scholarships.

James Beard Foundation

The James Beard Foundation offers scholarships to culinary students and grants for those working in the field.

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation, part of the American Dietetic Foundation, provides scholarships to students at all levels of study.

International Foodservice Editorial Council

Students interested in foodservice communications, including public relations, journalism and photography, can apply for these scholarships.