Scholarships

You have the passion - We have the cash

Each year, the NRAEF awards more than $1.2 million in scholarships to individuals pursuing a post-secondary degree in the restaurant, foodservice, and hospitality industry. Learn more about our scholarships programs below.

Undergraduate Scholarship Timeline

  • January 15: Scholarship Application Opens
  • March 15: Application Closes
  • April – May: Scholarship Application Review
  • June: Scholarship Award Notifications
  • July – August: Scholarship Claiming and Payments
  • August 15: Deadline to Claim Scholarship

Scholarship Resources

Other Scholarships on the Web

State Restaurant Associations award additional scholarships for your college expenses.

Scholarship Search Engines and Tools

Learn about other available tools to help you plan for education finances

Contact Us

Interested in finding out more about our scholarships and grants programs, or looking to connect with someone about funding our scholars? Please use the form below and we’ll connect with you, quickly!

Stay Connected!

Sign up for our email list to stay in the know about news, events, program activities, scholarships, and more. We promise not to flood your inbox!