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Apply for a 2018 JBF Scholarship

Over 100 Educational Scholarships and Professional Grants Available

Kate Dobday

April 02, 2018


The James Beard Foundation is now accepting applications for over 100 scholarships, tuition waivers, and grant opportunities, totaling more than $690,000 in available funds for its 2018 offerings. 

Established in 1991, the James Beard Foundation Scholarship Program assists aspiring and established culinary professionals who plan to further their education at a licensed or accredited culinary school or hospitality institution, college, or university. As of 2018, the Foundation will have awarded close to $8 million in financial aid to over 2,000 recipients.

To learn more about the exciting culinary and beverage education opportunities and apply online, visit scholarship application materials must be submitted by May 15, 2018. Scholarship winners will be notified in August 2018. 

We look forward to supporting the next generation of culinary leaders!

Learn more about the JBF Scholarship Program or read the full press release


Kate Dobday is media project manager at the James Beard Foundation. Find her on Instagram.