In keeping with its mission, the Education Foundation provides scholarships for extraordinary culinary students and endowments to educational programs.


Goedeker’s Annual Culinary Scholarship

Goedeker’s Appliances offers $500 Grand Prize Scholarship Towards Culinary School Expenses

Ballwin, MO November 7, 2017 Goedeker’s will award one grand prize scholarship of $500 and two $100 honorable mention entries to culinary students. Scholarships apply towards the Fall 2018 Semester, and will be granted annually through the essay contest.

Applicants are to write an essay about why attending culinary school is important to them; include insight into personal background and tell why they are passionate about cooking. Submission deadline is July 8, 2018 at 12am CDT. For additional details regarding submission requirements please click here.

Goedeker’s is a St. Louis-based, family-oriented company that has been in operation since 1951. We are dedicated to excellence in service, convenience in shopping, and offering quality products at affordable prices. We sell an expansive selection of name brand kitchen appliances, washers and dryers, mattresses, and furniture, both online and in our showroom.


2016/2017 WHA Education Foundation Scholarships

Ricky Garcia graduated from LaConner High School and will be attending Skagit Valley College in the fall.

“Ricky was my only student with perfect attendance for the year. He is destined for great things.”  –  Chef Lyle

Ricardo Garcia pictured with Kim Hildahl, Northwest Area Manager, Washington Hospitality Association and Chef Lyle Hildahl.

Katarina Ducharme, student at Joel E. Ferris will be heading to Culinary Institute of America.

Her Educator (on left) is Brenda Marshall along with Tami Kennedy, mentor (on right).

Madison Gaber – student from Oak Harbor HS. Educator

Chef Mary Arthur (on right) presented award.

Madison is heading to the Culinary Institute of America.

Heading to Johnson & Wales University

Calista receiving scholarship 1 & 2 from Marie Price Calista with flowers, Natalie Lawyer is the one on the far left with Pie Lab, Cecilia Stec-Educator, Calista Webb, Marie Price –Mentor & Pastry Chef with Pie Lab 1 & 2