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
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
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!