Our Opportunities

- Sign in using your CIA Main Menu username and password
- Fill out the General Application and submit it. If you leave it in a “drafted” state you will not be considered for any opportunities.
- After submitting the General Application click the “Opportunities” tab. There you will see the choices: Recommended, Ours and External

  • “Recommended” are the CIA Scholarships that are currently being offered that you meet the criteria for. This is the group you want to concentrate on. If you do not see “Recommended” you are not currently eligible for any CIA scholarships. Please check back every couple of weeks as these update automatically
  • “Ours” are all the scholarships that the CIA offers but they may not be available at this time.
  • “External” are where we list all of the scholarships from external sources other than the CIA that we are aware of. Links are provided for you.
Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
up to 3 awards for $4,221 each Celebrity Cruise Line Scholarship
Students on any campus who meet the following criteria may apply: Currently pursuing a Culinary Arts Associates degree or who are in the...
Students on any campus who meet the following criteria may...
  • Deadline: 11/18/2018
  • Award: up to 3 awards for $4,221 each
Deadline11/18/2018
1 award of $3,450.00 Ferdinand Metz Merit Endowed Scholarship
Hyde Park students who meet the following criteria may apply: Completed first term of freshman year, Has a GPA of 3.25 or higher, Filed the...
Hyde Park students who meet the following criteria may...
  • Deadline: 11/18/2018
  • Award: 1 award of $3,450.00
Deadline11/18/2018
1 award of $5,000 Gretchen Thomas '03 '05 Scholarship for Wine Education
Hyde Park students who meet the following criteria may apply: Enrolled in or a graduate of a Culinary Arts program, Completed the Wines Studies...
Hyde Park students who meet the following criteria may apply: Enrolled...
  • Deadline: 11/18/2018
  • Award: 1 award of $5,000
Deadline11/18/2018
1 award of $1,000 Frank Morales '94 Memorial Scholarship
Hyde Park students who meet the following criteria may apply: In the second term of freshman year or in sophomore year, Maintain a GPA of 3.0 or...
Hyde Park students who meet the following criteria may apply: In the...
  • Deadline: 11/19/2018
  • Award: 1 award of $1,000
Deadline11/19/2018
Number varies; award is $2,000 each James J. McCann Scholarship
Hyde Park students in any program who meet the following criteria may apply: Must be permanent residents of Duchess County residents, Maintain a...
Hyde Park students in any program who meet the following criteria may...
  • Deadline: 11/19/2018
  • Award: Number varies; award is $2,000 each
Deadline11/19/2018
1 award of $2,800.00 NYSA Manufacturing Retail Bakers Endowed Scholarship
Students from any campus may apply if they meet the following criteria: are enrolled in or have graduated from the Baking and Pastry Associates...
Students from any campus may apply if they meet the following...
  • Deadline: 11/19/2018
  • Award: 1 award of $2,800.00
Deadline11/19/2018
2 awards of $2,500 each Jones Dairy San Antonio Endowed Scholarship
San Antonio students who meet the following criteria may apply: Are studying Culinary Arts, Have completed first term of freshman...
San Antonio students who meet the following criteria may apply: Are...
  • Deadline: 11/25/2018
  • Award: 2 awards of $2,500 each
Deadline11/25/2018
2 awards of $5,000 each The Allen Family Scholarship
Students accepted for the Bachelor’s program who meet the following criteria may apply: Have received their Associate degree in Culinary...
Students accepted for the Bachelor’s program who meet the following...
  • Deadline: 11/25/2018
  • Award: 2 awards of $5,000 each
Deadline11/25/2018
2 awards of $2,000 each Wayne Almquist Memorial Scholarship
Hyde Park students who meet the following criteria may apply: Completed AOS and are currently in their junior year, Maintain a GPA of 3.0 or...
Hyde Park students who meet the following criteria may...
  • Deadline: 11/25/2018
  • Award: 2 awards of $2,000 each
Deadline11/25/2018
2 awards of $10,000 each Compass Group Scholarship
Students accepted for the Bachelor’s program who meet the following criteria may apply: Entering the Bachelor’s program on January 3, 2019, Have...
Students accepted for the Bachelor’s program who meet the following...
  • Deadline: 11/26/2018
  • Award: 2 awards of $10,000 each
Deadline11/26/2018
2 awards of $4,875 each Dale Miller '79 Endowed Scholarship
Hyde Park students who meet the following criteria may apply: Completed their freshman year and their externship, Maintain a GPA of 3.0 or...
Hyde Park students who meet the following criteria may...
  • Deadline: 11/26/2018
  • Award: 2 awards of $4,875 each
Deadline11/26/2018
1 award of $4950 Dr. Saul Singer '93 and Susan Singer Endowed Scholarship
Hyde Park students who meet the following criteria may apply: Must have a focus on Culinary Arts rather than Baking & Pastry, Maintain a GPA of...
Hyde Park students who meet the following criteria may apply: Must...
  • Deadline: 11/26/2018
  • Award: 1 award of $4950
Deadline11/26/2018
1 award of $2,000 Robert W. F. McNally Working Chef Bursary Scholarship
Hyde Park students who meet the following criteria may apply: Must have completed externship, Maintain a GPA of 3.25 or higher, Have filed the...
Hyde Park students who meet the following criteria may apply: Must...
  • Deadline: 11/26/2018
  • Award: 1 award of $2,000
Deadline11/26/2018
3 awards of $5,000 each Ruth and Julius Wile Endowed Scholarship
Hyde Park students in any program who meet the following criteria may apply: Have completed freshman year, Maintain a GPA between 2.5 and...
Hyde Park students in any program who meet the following criteria may...
  • Deadline: 11/26/2018
  • Award: 3 awards of $5,000 each
Deadline11/26/2018
1 award for $3,875 The Dorothy and Marshall M. Reisman Foundation Scholarship
Hyde Park students who match the following criteria may apply: Must be a permanent resident of New York State from one of these specific...
Hyde Park students who match the following criteria may apply: Must be...
  • Deadline: 11/26/2018
  • Award: 1 award for $3,875
Deadline11/26/2018
1 award of $1,400.00 Vernie Bucher Endowed Scholarship
Greystone students who meet the following criteria may apply: Maintain a GPA of 3.0 or higher, Have filed the FAFSA to demonstrate financial...
Greystone students who meet the following criteria may apply: Maintain...
  • Deadline: 11/26/2018
  • Award: 1 award of $1,400.00
Deadline11/26/2018
1 award of $2,000 Il Circolo Squal-arship in Memory of Pasquale "Pat" and Tom Valenti
Hyde Park students who match the following criteria may apply: Studying culinary arts, Enrolled in or accepted for the Bachelor’s...
Hyde Park students who match the following criteria may...
  • Deadline: 11/27/2018
  • Award: 1 award of $2,000
Deadline11/27/2018
2 awards of $3,400 each Hector Boiardi Endowed Scholarship
Hyde Park students who meet the following criteria may apply for this scholarship: Studied or are studying culinary arts rather than baking and...
Hyde Park students who meet the following criteria may apply for this...
  • Deadline: 11/28/2018
  • Award: 2 awards of $3,400 each
Deadline11/28/2018
1 award of $3,000 Matthew Finkel 08' Memorial Scholarship
Hyde Park students who meet the following criteria may apply: Those following the Baking & Pastry curriculum, Who have completed freshman...
Hyde Park students who meet the following criteria may apply: Those...
  • Deadline: 11/28/2018
  • Award: 1 award of $3,000
Deadline11/28/2018
1 award of $2,200 Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Endowed Scholarship
Students attending any CIA campus who meet the following criteria may apply for this scholarship: Have a filed a FAFSA and demonstrated...
Students attending any CIA campus who meet the following criteria may...
  • Deadline: 11/28/2018
  • Award: 1 award of $2,200
Deadline11/28/2018
1 award of $2,200 Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Endowed Scholarship--International
International students at any campus who meet the following criteria may apply: Must have completed freshman year and completed...
International students at any campus who meet the following criteria may...
  • Deadline: 11/28/2018
  • Award: 1 award of $2,200
Deadline11/28/2018
1 award of $5,500 Willa & Ernie Royal Endowed Scholarship
Students enrolled in or accepted to the Hyde Park campus who meet the following criteria may apply for this scholarship: Must have a CIA or high...
Students enrolled in or accepted to the Hyde Park campus who meet the...
  • Deadline: 11/28/2018
  • Award: 1 award of $5,500
Deadline11/28/2018
2 awards of $3,650 MFK Fisher Endowed Scholarship (Comments and Critiques)
Students who meet the following criteria will be eligible for this scholarship: Attend the Hyde Park campus, Completed their Freshman...
Students who meet the following criteria will be eligible for this...
  • Deadline: 11/29/2018
  • Award: 2 awards of $3,650
Deadline11/29/2018
$20,000 2019-2020 Statler Scholarship of Excellence
Students who fit the following criteria may apply for this scholarship: A sophomore accepted for the Bachelor’s program or a junior currently in...
Students who fit the following criteria may apply for this...
  • Deadline: 01/21/2019
  • Award: $20,000
Deadline01/21/2019
1 @ $5,900 Brennan Family Endowed Scholarship
To be eligible for this award, students at any CIA campus must: Be enrolled in any Associates degree program Have completed freshman year Be a...
To be eligible for this award, students at any CIA campus must: Be...
  • Deadline: 02/01/2019
  • Award: 1 @ $5,900
Deadline02/01/2019
Awards limited to 5 recipients per semester The CIA Service Scholarship Program at the San Antonio Campus
Selected recipients will have the opportunity to be awarded a “Service Scholarship” each semester of their associate degree program and the “Sixth...
Selected recipients will have the opportunity to be awarded a “Service...
  • Deadline: 06/30/2019
  • Award: Awards limited to 5 recipients per semester
Deadline06/30/2019
Varies based on need CIA International Studies Grant
This institutional grant is only for students who intend to take either: (a) the Global Cuisines & Cultures trip, which is for two weeks at the end...
This institutional grant is only for students who intend to take...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies based on need