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James Beard Foundation Scholarship Program

James Beard Foundation (JBF)

This scholarship is for high school seniors and graduates who plan to enroll or who are already enrolled at least part-time during the upcoming year in a course of study leading to a certificate or degree at a licensed or accredited culinary school. Preference may be given to students who demonstrate financial need. Recipients are selected on the basis of academic record, leadership and participation in school and community activities, work experience, statement of career and educational aspirations and goals, unusual personal or family circumstances, financial need, and an outside appraisal. Some awards require an essay; see specific eligibility guidelines.

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Award Varies
Acceptance StartFebruary 1, 2024
Deadline March 22, 2024
Number of Awards Granted14

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Eligibility Requirements

Enrollment Levels
Non-U.S. Citizens Eligible
Accredited University Required
Eligible Majors