Funding your dream is easier than you think.
We’ve given over $23 million in culinary arts and restaurant management scholarships.
You have the passion. We have the cash.
Awards range from $2,500 to $10,000.
Explore our scholarships
Since 1987 the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation has provided scholarships and grants to students and educators pursuing restaurant-related studies and training. Meet the 2018 recipients representing the future of the restaurant and foodservice industry.
We award $1,675 to educators attending the NRAEF Summer Institutes.
State Restaurant Associations award additional scholarships for your college expenses.
Learn about other available tools to help you plan for education finances.
Find out how much it will cost for you to attend college
Who is eligible to apply?
Undergraduate Students can check their eligibility here. Educators can check their eligibility here.
How do I apply?
You can apply online. Undergraduate scholarship applications are accepted between January 15 and March 31 and Educator grant applications are open January 1 through January 31.
How are scholarships paid out?
If you’ve been awarded a scholarship and have completed the steps to claim it, your scholarship funds will be mailed directly to the school you indicate during the claiming process.
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