JBF Scholarships

In keeping with its mission to nurture chefs and other leaders contributing to American food culture, the James Beard Foundation is proud to offer a variety of opportunities to assist aspiring and established culinary professionals.

This year, the Foundation will award more than $464,000 in scholarships, tuition waivers and work study grants. Award amounts range from $2,000 to $20,000 and eligibility requirements vary by opportunity. Applicants, generally, must be enrolled or planning to enroll in a program at a licensed or accredited culinary school, hospitality institution, college or university in fall 2022.

Applications will be accepted until April 1, 2022. For more information and to begin the application process, visit jamesbeard.org/scholarships.