Scholarships in Restaurant Management

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.

Shirley A.Preissel and Debbie A. Dobyns Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a graduating senior from Wisconsin Dells High School who will pursue a two- or four-year program related to the hospitality field.

Frank and Ruth Bila Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: January 16

Applicant must a graduating high school senior, high school graduate, or current college/university student in Orange County between the ages of 17 and 30 who is pursuing a career in the field of restaurant or hotel management. Minimum 3.0 GPA required. Financial need must be demonstrated.

Hungry to Lead Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: June 1

Applicant must be a U.S. resident who is enrolled in a foodservice or hospitality program at a college or university. Minimum 2.5 GPA, 1300 SAT, or 18 ACT score required. Transcripts, short answer/essay questions, and one letter of recommendation also required.

Russ Casey/Maine Restaurant Associates Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: April 28

Applicants must be Maine residents. They must be enrolled in or planning to enroll in a degree program relating to hospitality, restaurant management, hotel management or culinary arts. Preference will be given to students who are attending school in Maine. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Sleep Inn - Austin Northeast Hospitality Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: March 31

Applicants must be graduating high school seniors at a Texas-based high school or a college student currently enrolled at a Texas-based college. Students should be pursuing a degree in the field of Hospitality or Restaurant Management and have a minimum 3.0 GPA or higher. Applicants will submit a 500-word essay on "My Greatest Hospitality Moment".