Scholarships

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 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

Chaine des Rotisseurs 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 educate@acfchefs.net or mailed to:

ACFEF Scholarships
Education Department
180 Center Place Way
St. Augustine, FL 32095

Scholarship Applications

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.

Scholarship Recipients


Online Scholarship Resources


Questions

For more information, please call (800) 624-9458, ext. 154, or e-mail educate@acfchefs.net.