Ben's Original Seat at the Table Scholarship Up to $25,000
Sponsor: United Negro College Fund (UNCF)
Eligibility: Applicants must be African American U.S. citizens, nationals or permanent residents. Students must have a minimum 2.5 GPA and be admitted to and planning to attend an accredited institution that offers culinary arts or food science degrees or certificates. Applicants must be interested in pursuing degrees or certificates in the following careers in the food industry: chef, culinary arts, food sciences, agriculture, nutrition/dietician, restaurant management or related fields. Students must demonstrate unmet financial need and submit the FAFSA.
Grayce Wills MacDonald and Ivan A. MacDonald Endowment Varies
Sponsor: North Carolina Community Foundation
Eligibility: Applicants must be students who attended high school in Macon County North Carolina or any one or more of the counties in the far western part of North Carolina (that is the counties of Cherokee, Graham, Clay, Swain, Macon, Jackson, Haywood, Madison, Buncombe, and Henderson) and who are pursuing a college or postgraduate level degree in the field of nutrition with emphasis on the study of natural foods and the vegetarian lifestyle.
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating seniors from Pekin High School who are pursuing a course of study in a field related to food science or food preparation. Students must demonstrate a strong desire to achieve future success in these fields and a commitment to community service.
Louise Gartner Memorial Scholarship Fund of the Dallas Jewish Community Foundation $1,065
Sponsor: Dallas Jewish Community Foundation
Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time college students and U.S. citizens or legal residents. Students must major or minor in nutrition, holistic medicine, or closely related nutrition-based program. Applicants must also be from Collin, Dallas or Denton Counties.
Sponsor: General Federation of Women's Clubs of Virginia
Eligibility: Applicants must be Virginia residents and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Students will need to submit a short essay explaining why they have chosen an undergraduate or graduate degree in the field of agricultural sciences, animal and poultry sciences, wildlife conservation or forestry. Applicants should have a goal of helping to address food insecurity in our communities.
How to apply: Application is available online and must include three letters of reference, a college verification of GPA, a resume and the short essay.
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating seniors from Brunswick County who are pursuing higher education at a qualified institution of higher learning in North Carolina with preference given to students from Leland, North Carolina who are pursuing a career in natural health, nutrition, and/or organic/sustainable farming.
Eligibility: Applicants must be college sophomores, juniors or seniors pursuing an approved program in food science or food technology. An application, a transcript and a recommendation letter are required.
Eligibility: Applicants must be currently residing in the United States and enrolled full-time in college with a minimum 3.0 GPA. An essay of at least 600 words must be submitted on one of two topics shown the scholarship page. Students pursuing degrees in health, fitness and nutrition are encouraged to apply.
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Holding Company of Nutra Pure HCG 1823 Indian Hill Lane Aurora, IL 60503
Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time undergraduates pursuing a degree in Dietetics, Nutrition, Education, or general human services. Students must be residents of Kent County, have financial need, and have a 3.4 minimum GPA.