Online Scholarship Resources

Scholarship Search Databases

FastWEB - Provides access to a database of more than 400,000 private sector scholarships, fellowships, grants and student loans.

Scholarship Experts - Helps students and parents find free scholarships to pay for college.

Chegg - Matches students with scholarships.

A guide to debt free college degrees.

A guide to online college financial aid.

A guide to college perks.

Localized Scholarships

California Student Aid Commission - An archive for grants and financial aid specifically geared toward Californian schools.

CANFIT Scholarships - Provides undergraduate and graduate scholarships for African-American, American Indian, Alaska Native, Asian American, Pacific Islander or Latino/Hispanic students expressing financial need to study nutrition, physical education or culinary arts in the state of California.

Les Dames d’Escoffier (LDEI) - Sponsored by the Colorado Chapter of Les Dames d’Escoffier.

Maine Restaurant Association Scholarship - For Maine undergraduate students who plan to pursue a career in culinary arts or hospitality.

Maine School Nutrition Association - Provides information on scholarships and grants.

Maryland Restaurant Association - Offers specialized scholarships.

New York State Restaurant Association - Provides scholarships for culinary students within the state of New York.

National Organization Sponsored Scholarships

American Culinary Federation - Offers scholarships for secondary and post-secondary students. Professional grants available.

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation - Provider of dietetic scholarships for students at all levels of study.

American Hotel and Lodging Educational Foundation - Offers a wide array of scholarship opportunities to incoming freshman through graduate students.

American Institute of Wine & Food - Scholarships awarded by individual chapters of AIWF.

C-Cap Scholarship - Scholarships for students majoring in culinary arts, pastry and baking, restaurant management, dietetics, nutrition, food science, and related studies.

Charlie Trotter Foundation - Scholarships based primarily on financial need.

Clark E. DeHaven Scholarship - Provides merit scholarships to students at member institutions who are committed to pursuing careers in accredited programs in the foodservice profession or related areas. (NACUFF)

Escoffier School of Culinary - Offers competitive culinary scholarships, high school scholarships and grants.

The International Association of Culinary Professionals - Provides professional development internships, study grants, and other education and career development opportunities.

National Restaurant Association Education Foundation - Provides scholarships for students and educators.

StudySoup Future Innovator Scholarship Program - Provides a scholarship to students on a semester basis.

The James Beard Foundation Scholarship Program - Scholarships and professional grants aligned with the hospitality industry.

The Reluctant Gourmet - Provides culinary, baking and hospitality school grants and scholarships.

Women Chefs & Restaurateurs - Global scholarships for culinary and hospitality professionals.

Culinary Specialty Scholarships

Hospitality and Tourism Scholarships - Scholarships to high school, undergraduate or graduate level students of travel, tourism or hospitality related programs of study at accredited schools within the United States and Canada.

International Dairy-Deli-Bakery Association (IDDBA) - Scholarships for culinary arts majors.

National Cattlemen’s Foundation - Scholarship will be awarded to 2 graduate students pursing degrees in animal science, environmental science or agriculture.

The Consolidated Foodservice - Scholarship for high school students or currently enrolled college students who desire to enter the Culinary Arts or Hospitality Management fields.

The Club Foundation - Provides club managers professional development scholarships and grants.