Undergraduate Scholarships

Since 1987, the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation has provided merit-based scholarships for undergraduate students pursuing degrees related to the restaurant industry. We’ve assisted close to 2,000 students with scholarship awards that range from $2,500 to $10,000.

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


Knead some dough for school? Check out the following pages:

Application Information
Named Scholarships

Additional Information:

Scholarship Terms and Conditions
Financial Aid Officer Information
Consent to Release Form

Questions? Send us an e-mail at scholars@nraef.org.

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