$10,000 Friends of The ICC Scholarship – CA

Scholarship Award:
Multiple $10,000 scholarships available

Eligible Classes
Must be enrolled in one of the following programs:

  • July 23, 2018 Professional Culinary Arts program (Mon-Fri Day)
  • July 24, 2018 Professional Pastry Arts program (Mon-Fri Day)

Application Deadline:

July 9, 2018

Award Date:

July 16, 2018

Financial need is a criterion for this scholarship. Applicants must complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for academic year 2018/2019.

Contact Marc Tsuchiya at mtsuchiya@culinarycenter.com for more information.

The Friends of ICC was founded in 1990 as a non-profit arm of the International Culinary Center. A recognized 501(c)(3) organization, the Friends now raise money and provide scholarships to our career students at the ICC. Scholarships are awarded based on financial need. The $10,000 scholarship is comprised of $5,000 from The Friends of ICC with a $5,000 match from the International Culinary Center.

Application Criteria:

Must be an applicant of one of the following programs:

  • July 23, 2018 Professional Culinary Arts program (Mon-Fri Day)
  • July 24, 2018 Professional Pastry Arts program (Mon-Fri Day)

Must be a permanent resident or U.S. Citizen.

Demonstrate financial need through submitting a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Must complete the scholarship application and submit a video, essay, or answer 3 questions describing your educational and career goals.

All required documentation must be submitted prior to starting a program in order to be considered.

*No student may receive a combination of institutional or external scholarships that exceeds their out-of-pocket tuition cost.

APPLICATION MATERIALS

To apply for International Culinary Center scholarships, submit the following materials:

  • Scholarship application online
  • Complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
  • Choose 1 of the 3 options:
    • Submit a video expressing your educational and career goals
    • Write an essay describing your educational and career goals (500 words)
    • Answer the following questions:
      1. Why did you choose ICC and this program?
      2. Once you graduate, what is your goal?
      3. How would this scholarship help you to achieve that goal?

Materials may be submitted by email or mailed to:

International Culinary Center of California
Marc Tsuchiya, Vice President
700 West Hamilton Avenue, Suite 300
Campbell, CA 95008

Culinary student with Chef Alain Sailhac

$30,853 ICC Grand Culinary Scholarship – CA

Culinary student with Chef Alain Sailhac

Scholarship Award:
One $30,853 scholarship available

Eligible Classes
Must be enrolled in the following Professional Culinary Arts program in California:

  • July 23, 2018 (Mon-Fri Day)

Application Deadline:
July 9, 2018

Award Date:
July 16, 2018

Financial need is a criterion for this scholarship. Applicants must complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for academic year 2018/2019.

Contact Marc Tsuchiya at mtsuchiya@culinarycenter.com for more information.

Application Criteria:

Must be an applicant of the following Professional Culinary Arts program in California:

  • July 23, 2018 (Mon-Fri Day)

Must be a permanent resident or U.S. Citizen.

Demonstrate financial need through submitting a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Must complete the scholarship application and submit a video or 500-word essay describing your educational and career goals.

All required documentation must be submitted prior to starting a program in order to be considered.

*No student may receive a combination of institutional or external scholarships that exceeds their out-of-pocket tuition cost.

APPLICATION MATERIALS

To apply for International Culinary Center scholarships, submit the following materials:

Materials may be submitted by email or mailed to:

International Culinary Center of California
Marc Tsuchiya, Vice President
700 West Hamilton Avenue, Suite 300
Campbell, CA 95008

If you have not yet submitted an admission application through the ICC website or in person, please so do. It is required to receive the scholarship.

$29,853 ICC Grand Pastry Scholarship – CA

Pastry student creating white chocolate decorations for cake

Scholarship Award:
One $29,853 scholarship available

Eligible Classes
Must be enrolled in the following Professional Pastry Arts program in California:

  • July 24, 2018 (Mon-Fri Day)

Application Deadline:
July 9, 2018

Award Date:
July 16, 2018

Financial need is a criterion for this scholarship. Applicants must complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for academic year 2018/2019.

Contact Marc Tsuchiya at mtsuchiya@culinarycenter.com for more information.

Application Criteria:

Must be an applicant of the following Professional Pastry Arts program in California:

  • July 24, 2018 (Mon-Fri Day)

Must be a permanent resident or U.S. Citizen.

Demonstrate financial need through submitting a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Must complete the scholarship application and submit a video or 500-word essay describing your educational and career goals.

All required documentation must be submitted prior to starting a program in order to be considered.

*No student may receive a combination of institutional or external scholarships that exceeds their out-of-pocket tuition cost.

APPLICATION MATERIALS

To apply for International Culinary Center scholarships, submit the following materials:

Materials may be submitted by email or mailed to:

International Culinary Center of California
Marc Tsuchiya, Vice President
700 West Hamilton Avenue, Suite 300
Campbell, CA 95008

If you have not yet submitted an admission application through the ICC website or in person, please so do. It is required to receive the scholarship.

Additional Scholarship Resources – CA

Scholarship Award: Varies

Applicant Eligibility: Varies

Application Deadline: Varies

To help you get started on your own research, here’s a list of organizations that have awarded scholarships to our students in the past. In addition to the scholarships called out on our website, many employers and unions offer scholarships to employees or to the children of employees. It may be worthwhile to ask your family if their companies or unions offer this benefit.

2018 Consolidated Foodservice Scholarship
For high school students or currently enrolled college students who are looking to enter the Culinary Arts or Hospitality Management fields.

Achievement Scholarship Program
For African-American high school seniors pursuing post-secondary education.

AFL-CIO Department of Education 
Scholarships and grants provided by various labor unions.

American Culinary Federation Education Foundation
The ACFEF, with the support of the American Academy of Chefs, offers educational scholarships to high school students that have a career goal of becoming a chef or pastry chef.

American Hotel & Lodging Educational Foundation 
For students enrolled in hospitality management programs.

C-CAP
For high school seniors who are planning a career in the field of food service.

Canadian Hospitality Foundation 
For students preparing for a career in the food service, tourism, or hospitality industry in Canada.

Imagine America Foundation
For adult learners and high school seniors enrolling in career colleges.

Charlie Trotter’s Culinary Education Foundation 
For students who are Chicago resident seeking a career in culinary arts.

Hawai’i Community Foundation 
Consists of over 150 scholarship funds in Hawaii.

IACP Culinary Trust
Scholarships for study in culinary and pastry arts.

ICES (International Cake Exploration) 
For students seeking a pastry career.

IFEC (International Foodservice Editorial) 
For students pursuing careers in writing, editing, public relations, and marketing.

IFSEA 
Applicant must be enrolled or accepted as a full-time student in a food service-related major.

James Beard Foundation 
James Beard Foundation School Scholarships have been established to assist aspiring culinary professionals who plan to further their education at a licensed or accredited culinary school. A range of $2,000-$5,000 awards are available for ICC’s Professional Culinary Arts, Pastry Arts, Italian Culinary, Cake Techniques & Design and Intensive Sommelier Training programs.

National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation 

For students enrolled in restaurant and food service post-secondary programs.

Statler Foundation 
For students majoring in hotel management and culinary arts in who live in the Western New York area. Call 716.852.1104 or write to the following address for an application: 107 Delaware Ave, Suite 680 | Buffalo, NY 14202.

WebstaurantStore – Culinary and Hospitality Scholarship
The WebstaurantStore Scholarship is a $1,500 Grant for students who are currently enrolled in, or are planning to attend, culinary arts school or college majoring in the Culinary Arts or Hospitality Management fields. This scholarship is awarded twice a year. The deadlines for each semester are December 1st and June 15th annually.
Eligible ICC programs include: Professional Culinary Arts, Culinary + Farm-to-Table, Italian Culinary, Pastry Arts and Intensive Sommelier Training programs.

WSCV Wine Professional Grant Program
The Wineries of Santa Clara Valley (WSCV), provides grants to aspiring wine educators and wine stewards from Santa Clara County to reimburse the cost of the Court of Master Sommeliers – Level 1 certification test.

Women Chefs & Restaurateurs
For members of the WCR who are 18 years of age or older (21 for wine scholarships).

Speak to your financial aid adviser or contact us with any questions.

Up To $9,648 ICC Military Scholarships – CA

Scholarship Award: Professional Culinary or Pastry Arts  range from $1,148 to $9,648, depending on program cost & schedule and $1,500 for Intensive Sommelier Training

Applicant Eligibility: Applicant must be a military veteran, active military member or the spouse/child of a veteran or active military member who has been honorably discharged from the United States Armed Forces

Application Deadline: Varies

Veterans with an honorable discharge, active military and the spouse/child of a veteran or active military member eligible for the maximum in federal grants and full Post 9/11 benefits can attend International Culinary Center with no out-of-pocket expense for the Professional Culinary Arts or Professional Pastry Arts programs at the award-winning cooking school’s New York City or Silicon Valley, CA, campus. Tuition assistance is available if full GI benefits are not.

ICC Military Scholarships for Professional Culinary or Pastry Arts range from $1,148 to $9,648, depending on program cost & schedule and $1,500 for Intensive Sommelier Training.

  • Eligible applicants must be enrolled in a Professional Culinary Arts, Professional Pastry Arts or Intensive Sommelier Training program
  • Applicants must be military veterans who have been honorably discharged from the United States Armed Forces and not eligible for The Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VR&E) VetSuccess Program under Title 38 CFR chapter 31.
  • Applicants must submit a copy of their DD 214.
  • Dependents (child or spouse) of military veterans may also be eligible with appropriate documentation (birth certificate/marriage license and DD 214)

(Recipients of the Post 9/11 GI Bill who are eligible for 100% toward the Intensive Sommelier course cannot receive this scholarship.)

*The ICC Military Scholarship cannot be combined with other scholarships and discounts.

Personal essay and FAFSA are not required. Speak to your financial aid adviser or contact us with any questions.

If you have not yet submitted an admission application through the ICC website or in person, please so do. It is required to be considered for a scholarship.

Up To $5,000 ICC International Scholarships – CA

Scholarship Award: $5,000 and $2,500

Applicant Eligibility: Open to applicants with a home address outside the United States and who are not eligible for US federal financial aid.

Application Deadline: Ongoing

A limited number of scholarships are available to those who qualify.

$5,000 for Professional Culinary Arts or Professional Pastry Arts

$2,500 for Intensive Sommelier Training

Applicants must submit a personal statement in the form of a 500-word written essay or video (no more than 5 minutes in length; CD, DVD, or online submissions are acceptable) describing their passion and goals for applying to your chosen program of study, and reasons why you qualify for a scholarship.

*No student may receive a combination of institutional or external scholarships that exceeds their out-of-pocket tuition cost.

Please address all scholarship application materials to:
Marc Tsuchiya, Financial Services Manager
The International Culinary Center of California
700 West Hamilton Avenue, Suite 300 Campbell, CA 95008

Email: mtsuchiya@culinarycenter.com
Tel: (408) 370-5507

APPLICATION MATERIALS

To apply for International Culinary Center scholarships, submit via mail or email the following materials (along with any other requirements specific to the scholarship you are applying for) to:

Marc Tsuchiya, Financial Services Manager
The International Culinary Center of California
700 West Hamilton Avenue, Suite 300 Campbell, CA 95008

Email: mtsuchiya@culinarycenter.com
Tel: (408) 370-5507

Speak to a financial aid advisor or contact us for information on application deadlines and award dates.

$2,000 Alumni Mentor Scholarship – CA

Scholarship Award:
$2,000

Applicant Eligibility:
Culinary Arts, Pastry Arts and Italian Career Programs

Application Deadline:
Rolling

*Alumni scholarships may not be combined with any institutional scholarships that are greater than $10,000.

Alumni Rob Ubhaus (left), Chef/Owner of Redux: the Restaurant & the Market at Redux, referred Michael Martello Jr. for the Alumni Mentor Scholarship, hiring him upon graduation.

In celebration of our 30th anniversary, ICC has established the Alumni Mentor Scholarship program. It is a wonderful way to foster connection among our alumni and students.

Alumni will be asked to provide contact information along with a brief recommendation for prospective students.  Upon enrollment, students must submit a statement with their culinary goals to receive the scholarship. Alumni can refer multiple candidates. For more information, click here.

Please address all scholarship application materials to:
Marc Tsuchiya, Financial Services Manager
The International Culinary Center of California
700 West Hamilton Avenue, Suite 300 Campbell, CA 95008

Email: mtsuchiya@culinarycenter.com
Tel: (408) 370-5507

APPLICATION MATERIALS

To apply for the Alumni Mentor scholarship, applicants must provide:

  • A letter of recommendation from the referring ICC alumni
  • A completed admission application
  • A completed scholarship application online.
  • Applicants must choose ONE of the three options to apply:

1. Write a 500-word essay describing your passion for cooking and goals for enrolling in your chosen program OR

2. Answer three questions: Why did you choose ICC and this program?; Once you graduate, what is your goal?; How would this scholarship help you to achieve that goal? OR

3. Submit a video you have created describing your passion for cooking and goals for enrolling in your chosen program.

Please address all scholarship application materials to:
Marc Tsuchiya, Financial Services Manager
The International Culinary Center of California
700 West Hamilton Avenue, Suite 300 Campbell, CA 95008

Email: mtsuchiya@culinarycenter.com
Tel: (408) 370-5507

$5,000 Hard Work Scholarship – CA

Scholarship Award:
$5,000 scholarships available

Applicant Eligibility:
Must be an applicant of Professional Culinary Arts, Professional Pastry Arts or Italian Culinary Experience

Application Deadline:
Ongoing

Financial need is not a criterion for this scholarship, which is designed to reward hard work. Applicants must demonstrate having attained a high level of achievement in high school, college OR the workforce prior to enrollment.
All required documentation must be submitted prior to starting a program in order to be considered.

Application Criteria:

Must be an applicant of the Professional Culinary Arts, Professional Pastry Arts or Italian Culinary Experience program.

Students will be asked to submit the documentation listed in either Option 1 or Option 2, below.

OPTION 1

  • An official academic transcript (indicating graduate status) from most recently attended educational institution with a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher (on 4.0 scale, or equivalent GPA on other scales).
  • An essay indicating applicant’s career goals in the culinary or pastry industry.
  • A letter of recommendation from a former teacher/professor at the institution issuing the qualifying transcript.

– OR –

OPTION 2

  • An essay demonstrating the applicant has achieved success through perseverance and hard work in the workplace and indicating the applicant’s career goals in the culinary or pastry industry.
  • A letter of recommendation from a former employer from the workplace written about in the essay.

*No student may receive a combination of institutional or external scholarships that exceeds their out-of-pocket tuition cost.

Please address all scholarship application materials to:
Marc Tsuchiya, Financial Services Manager
The International Culinary Center of California
700 West Hamilton Avenue, Suite 300 Campbell, CA 95008

Email: mtsuchiya@culinarycenter.com
Tel: (408) 370-5507

APPLICATION MATERIALS

To apply for International Culinary Center scholarships, submit the following materials (along with any other requirements specific to the scholarship you are applying for):

  • Applicants must also complete the scholarship application online.
  • Students will be asked to submit the documentation listed in either Option 1 or Option 2, below.

OPTION 1

  • An official academic transcript (indicating graduate status) from most recently attended educational institution with a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher (on 4.0 scale, or equivalent GPA on other scales).
  • An essay indicating applicant’s career goals in the culinary or pastry industry.
  • A letter of recommendation from a former teacher/professor at the institution issuing the qualifying transcript.

– OR –

OPTION 2

  • An essay demonstrating the applicant has achieved success through perseverance and hard work in the workplace and indicating the applicant’s career goals in the culinary or pastry industry.
  • A letter of recommendation from a former employer from the workplace written about in the essay.

Please address all scholarship application materials to:

Marc Tsuchiya, Financial Services Manager
International Culinary Center of California
700 West Hamilton Avenue, Suite 300 Campbell, CA 95008

Email: mtsuchiya@culinarycenter.com
Tel: (408) 370-5507

If you have not yet submitted an admission application through the ICC website or in person, please so do. It is required to be considered for a scholarship.