The American Culinary Federation Education Foundation, with the support of the American Academy of Chefs (AAC), offers educational scholarships to high school students, college students, professional chefs looking to further their education or become certified and student culinary teams currently competing at ACF regional and national conferences.
Charlie Trotter’s Culinary Education Foundation was established by Charlie Trotter in 1999 with the goal to educate and expose young people to the culinary arts. They have partnered with ACFEF to award need-based scholarships to students seeking culinary-related careers and encourages the pursuit of excellence in these youth by exposing them to Charlie Trotter’s principals regarding cuisine, service, wine and learning. Application available soon. Press Release
ACFEF and AAC greatly appreciate the dedication of the Chaîne des Rôtisseurs™ for their continued contributions over the many years to support young culinarians through scholarships. View Recipients
How to Apply
Review scholarship and grant application for eligibility and application procedures. Applications must be submitted with all supporting documentation by the deadline listed on the application. Only complete applications will be considered by the scholarship review committee. Applications may be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or mailed to:
180 Center Place Way
St. Augustine, FL 32095
Scholarship Applications for Specific Schools
Professional Development Grants
Grants will be awarded on a competitive basis to
exemplary working culinary professionals who wish to update their skills
through continuing education. Grants will be awarded based on
availability of funds throughout the year.
Culinary Student Team Grants
Student teams that have already won their state
competition and are registered for the regional competition can apply
for a grant offered by the AAC. Deadline: 10 business days prior to
For more information, please call (800) 624-9458, ext. 154, or e-mail email@example.com.