Scholarships in Food Systems Administration

Schwan's Food Service Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: April 15

Applicant must be a member or the child of a member of the American School Food Service Association (ASFSA). Selection is based upon essay and two recommendations.


IRA Educational Foundation Scholarship

Award: $11,000, Deadline: May 15

Applicant must be permanent resident of Illinois.


Professional Growth Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: April 15

Applicant must be an active member of ASFSA for at least two years and must have completed at least one graduate-level course.


Hal W. Lively Memorial Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must be a Florida resident who is interested in food marketing/distribution.


AFDO Scholarship

Award: $1,500, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must demonstrate a desire to serve in a career of research, regulatory work, quality control, or teaching in an area related to foods, drugs or consumer product safety, demonstrate leadership abilities, have a minimum 3.0 GPA during first two years of undergraduate study, and submit official college transcript and two letters of recommendation from faculty members.


Patricia Collins Amaral Memorial Fund

Award: $600, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a senior who has a minimum 3.0 GPA and who has demonstrated the finest qualities of leadership through participation in campus organizations and has rendered service of significant benefit to the campus community.


Alumni Association Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must demonstrate community leadership and have met the award criteria established by the Alumni Association's Scholarship Committee. Applicant must have completed 12 credits last semester and 24 credits at Bridgewater State College as of December 31. Applicants who have transferred from Massachusetts Community Colleges, Dean College, or Quincy College are eligible to apply.


Joseph K. Poon '78 Endowed Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: None

Applicant must major in food service and restaurant administration. FAFSA is required.


John and Joan Brooks Scholarship for Food Service and Restaurant Administration

Award: $2,200, Deadline: None

Applicant must be a food service or restaurant administration major with financial need. FAFSA is 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.