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James Beard Foundation/School Scholarships in USA, 2014

James Beard Foundation is offering scholarships for High School Seniors or graduates who plan to enroll or who are already enrolled at least part-time during the 2014-15 academic year. These scholarships offered in a course of study leading to a certificate or degree at a licensed or accredited culinary school. Students may apply for up to three (3) additional Friends of James Beard Scholarships. Professional grants are also available for independent work, study and travel. Awards are granted without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, gender, disability or national origin, unless specified for a particular award. The application deadline is May 15, 2014.

Study Subject (s): Scholarships are awarded to study within the culinary school.
Course Level: Scholarships are available for High School seniors or graduates who plan to enroll or who are already enrolled at least part-time during the 2014-15 academic year in a course of study leading to a certificate or degree at a licensed or accredited culinary school.
Scholarship Provider: James Beard Foundation
Scholarship can be taken at: USA

Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors or graduates who plan to enroll or who are already enrolled at least part-time during the 2014-15 academic year in a course of study leading to a certificate or degree at a licensed or accredited culinary school (unless otherwise specified for a particular award). Preference may be given to students who demonstrate financial need. Awards are not renewable; however, students may reapply each year they meet eligibility requirements. All applicants meeting the above criteria will automatically be considered for Friends of James Beard Scholarships that have no specific eligibility requirements listed. Students may apply for up to three (3) additional Friends of James Beard Scholarships with specified requirements by checking the corresponding box(es) on the application. Review eligibility requirements carefully. Applicants must meet the requirements as specified to be considered for a particular award.

Scholarship Open for International Students: US and International students can apply for these James Beard scholarships.

Scholarship Description: James Beard is fondly remembered by friends and colleagues as a man who offered unstinting help and encouragement to people embarking on a culinary career. Upholding Beard’s legacy of culinary education and support through scholarship program is an essential component of the James Beard Foundation’s mission. The Friends of James Beard Foundation Scholarships and the James Beard Foundation School Scholarships have been established to assist aspiring culinary professionals who plan to further their education at a licensed or accredited culinary school. Professional grants are also available for independent work, study and travel. This scholarship program is administered by Scholarship Management Services, a division of Scholarship America. Scholarship Management Services is the nation’s largest designer and manager of scholarship and tuition reimbursement programs for corporations, foundations, associations and individuals. Awards are granted without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, gender, disability or national origin, unless specified for a particular award.

Number of award(s): Not Known

Duration of award(s): Payments are made in one installment upon receipt of award acceptance. Checks are mailed to each recipient’s home address and are made payable to the school for the student.

What does it cover? Not Known

Selection Criteria: 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.

Notification: Scholarship Management Services will select finalists and the James Beard Foundation will select recipients. All applicants will be notified in August. Not all applicants to the program will be selected as recipients. It is the responsibility of each recipient to contact the school directly to work out enrollment and, if applicable, tuition waiver details once they have been officially notified of an award in writing.

How to Apply: Interested students must complete the application and mail it along with a current, complete transcript of grades to Scholarship Management Services postmarked no later than May 15, 2014. Applicants are responsible for submitting two (2) complete sets of all application materials including transcripts and any attachments to Scholarship Management Services.

Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is May 15, 2014.

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