James Beard Foundation Scholarship

James Beard Foundation is now accepting applications for 2024 Scholarship Program!

In keeping with its mission to celebrate, support, and elevate the people behind America’s food culture and champion a standard of good food anchored in talent, equity, and sustainability, the James Beard Foundation (JBF) James Beard Foundation (JBF) is proud to offer a variety of opportunities to assist aspiring and established culinary professionals.

This year, JBF will award more than $500,000 in scholarships, tuition waivers and work study grants. Award amounts range from $5,000 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 2024.

Applications will be accepted until April 5, 2024. To learn more about the program and apply, visit jamesbeard.org/scholarships.