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Scholarship Opportunities

Scholarships are an important part of every education. Costs are going up, and it’s becoming more difficult to find funds to cover the rising tuition rates. We here at the Washington Hospitality Association Education Foundation (WHAEF) have found a few scholarship opportunities students may qualify for.

WHAEF Scholarship (ProStart students)

Submission Deadline: May 15, 2018

Amount awarded: Up to $3,000


Preference will be given to Washington State residents.  Must be a junior or a senior who is enrolled in an industry-related program at a post-secondary institution.

Don’t see what you need? Fill out this form and we’ll get you more scholarship information. 

Washington State Chefs Association and American Academy of Chefs

Submission Deadline: January 1, March 1, August 1, and October 1

Amount awarded: $750


The Washington State Chefs Association and American Academy of Chefs is proud to announce the introduction of 4 annual culinary scholarships for ACF Student Members.  These scholarships have been named for a distinguished member of our associations who played a key role in the education of our youth for many years.  Each scholarship will be given out in the value of $750.00 four times a year to a student who is currently enrolled in a culinary arts program or a high school senior about to enter a post-secondary program.  Apprentices are also eligible. Visit the ACF’s scholarship website here.


Darrell Anderson Scholarship

Submission Deadline: January 1


Evelyn Enslow Scholarship

Submission Deadline: March 1


Joseph Sir Scholarship

Submission Deadline: August 1


Walter Bronowitz Scholarship

Submission Deadline: October 1


Download the ACF application form and scholarship requirements here.

Goedekere’s Culinary Scholarship

Submission Deadline: July 8, 2018 at 12am CDT

Amount awarded: $500 and two $100 honorable mentions


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.

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