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Additional Scholarship Resources

C-CAP is one of many organizations that awards scholarships to deserving students. Below is a list of organizations and search engines that offer scholarships to college students. For more information about paying for college, check out our Financial Aid page.


Culinary, Hospitality and Foodservice Scholarships

American Culinary Federation/ American Academy of Chefs
American Dietetic Association
American Hotel and Lodging Educational Foundation
Chefs 4 Students
Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation
Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International
International Foodservice Editorial Council
International Foodservice Executives Association
James Beard Foundation
Les Dames d'Escoffier International
National Restaurant Association
New York State Restaurant Association Educational Foundation
NEWH The Hospitality Industry Network
Pennsylvania Restaurant Association Educational Foundation
Restaurant Association of Maryland Education Foundation
Society for Foodservice Management
The American Institute of Wine and Food
The California Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (CRAEF)
The Culinary Trust/ International Association of Culinary Professionals
The National Association of College & University Food Services
Tourism Cares
Virginia Hospitality and Travel Association Education Foundation
Women Chefs & Restaurateurs

General Financial Aid and Scholarship Resources

101 Best Scholarship Websites
Beyond the Burroughs Scholarship
College Board
Fast Web

Financial Aid from Your College

Every college and culinary school has a financial aid office.  Many colleges have scholarships, grants, and payment plans available to assist with paying for your education.  Talk with the school about what they can do to help you afford a culinary education.


*Photo Credit: Philadelphia competitor at 2008 Philadelphia Final Competition at Art Institute of Philadelphia; photo taken by Jennifer Kuptow.


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