Scholarships in Food Service

Worthy Goal Scholarship

Award: $1,500, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be enrolled or accepted as a full-time student in a food service-related major at a two- or four-year college or university for the upcoming fall term.

Academic Scholarship for First-Time Freshmen, General Education Diploma (GED) Graduates and ProStart Students

Award: $2,500, Deadline: August 17

Applicant must be a high school senior, GED graduate, ProStart student, or first-time freshman who is enrolling in a restaurant or food service-related program.

Al Schuman Ecolab First-Time Freshman Entrepreneurial Scholarship

Award: $3,500, Deadline: August 17

Applicant must be a recent high school graduate/first-time freshman who has been accepted/enrolled in a food service related program.

Rachael Ray's Yum-o! Organization Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: August 17

Applicant must be a high school senior, GED graduate, ProStart student, or first-time freshman who is enrolling in a restaurant or food service-related program.

Charles E. Eshbach Memorial Scholarship Endowment

Award: $1,800, Deadline: May 1

Applicant must be an incoming freshman student from Massachusetts in the Hospitality & Tourism Management department who is pursuing a career in food service management. Minimum 3.0 GPA and evidence of experience in the food service industry required.

Asparagus Club Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: April 30

Applicant must be a rising full-time junior, senior, or graduate student pursuing a career in the grocery industry. Preference given to independent retail and wholesale sector majors. Letter of recommendation, personal statement, and resume required.

Doc Cohen Franchising Scholarship

Award: $4,500, Deadline: October 31

Applicant must be a college student majoring in business, entrepreneurship, finance, food service, franchising, hospitality, or marketing. Essay and two reference letters required.