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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.

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 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 
Helps aspiring culinary students realize their dreams.

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.

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.

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Scholarship Award: Varies

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 $2,052 to $8,052, depending on program 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.

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

Applicant Eligibility: Open to International applicants only.

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.

*Cannot be combined with other scholarships except Alumni Mentor Scholarship

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.

William Bullis

Scholarship Award:
$15,000

Applicant Eligibility:
Must have applied to one of the following class start dates and have gradated high school within past four years

Application Deadline:

June 15, 2016

The William J. Bullis Scholarship, established by William’s family, was created to honor his memory and help a worthy young adult fulfill his or her culinary or pastry dream. Take advantage of this generous scholarship and imagine a career in the Culinary or Pastry Arts.

Eligible applicants must have graduated high school within four years of starting their chosen program and have applied to a Professional Culinary Arts Immersion or Professional Pastry Arts program with a start date between July 1, 2016 to September 30, 2016.

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

1. Applicant must be at least 17 years old

2. Applicants must submit a copy of valid high school diploma (must have graduated high school within four years of starting ICC program)

3. Two letters of recommendation from: a) a character reference (non-family); b) an educator

4. Complete your FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)—used to determine financial need—at: www.fafsa.ed.gov  (ICC School Code: 025754)

5. Submit answers to essay questions (video submission accepted as well)

  • What makes you unique?
  • What has been your biggest achievement?
  • How will this scholarship help you in your career goals and why would you be an excellent recipient of this scholarship?
  • Who in your life has been your biggest influence in the kitchen and why?
  • Choose an experience from your own life and explain how it has influenced your development.
  • Who do you admire in the Culinary/Pastry world and why?

Questions? Contact Mark Tsuchiya at mtsuchiya@culinarycenter.com or 408-370-5507.

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Scholarship Award:
$2,000

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

Application Deadline:
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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.
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

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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.

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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.

*Cannot be combined with other scholarships except Alumni Mentor Scholarship

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.

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Scholarship Award:
$2,500
Applicant Eligibility:
Interested in one of the below class start dates for ICC California’s Intensive Sommelier Training program
Application Deadline:
September 9, 2016

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One scholarship will be awarded in the amount of $2,500 to a student interested in the Intensive Sommelier program (California campus) beginning on October 5, 2016.

Eligible applicants must meet all of the admission requirements for the IST program. The scholarship is earned at the mid-point and the completion of the program.

Founded in 1982, Wine & Spirits Magazine is published eight times a year and read by over 200,000 members of America’s wine community for information on established and up-and-coming regions and producers, the art and science of viticulture, industry happenings and food and wine pairing. Leading the wine magazine category, Wine & Spirits has earned the most James Beard awards for excellence in wine writing.

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 Wine & Spirits Scholarship applicants must provide:

  • A completed scholarship application online
  • Applicants must describe in writing OR express in a video their passion for wine and express the moment they fell in love with wine (writing: 500 words or less; video: 5 minutes or less)

Questions? Contact Mark Tsuchiya at mtsuchiya@culinarycenter.com or 408-370-5507.