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
1 @ $500 Borck Country Home Bakers Endowed Scholarship
Baking and Pastry students attending the Hyde Park campus who meet the following criteria may apply: completed first term have a GPA of 3.0 or...
Baking and Pastry students attending the Hyde Park campus who meet the...
  • Deadline: 10/21/2018
  • Award: 1 @ $500
Deadline10/21/2018
2 awards of $3,050 each Debragga & Spitler Endowed Scholarship
Hyde Park Culinary Arts students who meet the following criteria may apply: in their senior year or will be senior in their next semester, filed...
Hyde Park Culinary Arts students who meet the following criteria may...
  • Deadline: 10/21/2018
  • Award: 2 awards of $3,050 each
Deadline10/21/2018
1 @ $3,400 John J. Profaci Legacy Endowed Scholarship
Students attending the Hyde Park campus and pursuing a Culinary Arts degree may apply if they also meet the following criteria: must have...
Students attending the Hyde Park campus and pursuing a Culinary Arts...
  • Deadline: 10/21/2018
  • Award: 1 @ $3,400
Deadline10/21/2018
varies, up to $5,750 each Joseph Amendola Endowed Scholarship
Hyde Park students who meet the following criteria may apply: Discipline of focus is Baking and Pastry Arts rather than Culinary Arts, Have...
Hyde Park students who meet the following criteria may...
  • Deadline: 10/21/2018
  • Award: varies, up to $5,750 each
Deadline10/21/2018
1 @ $3,450.00 Ferdinand Metz Financial Need Endowed Scholarship
This opportunity is available for Hyde Park students who meet the following criteria: completed freshman year, GPA of 3.25 or higher, have...
This opportunity is available for Hyde Park students who meet the...
  • Deadline: 10/22/2018
  • Award: 1 @ $3,450.00
Deadline10/22/2018
2 @ $2,600 J.M. Smucker Endowed Scholarship
Students from any campus and any program who meet these criteria may apply: are in their sophomore year, have maintained a 3.0 or higher...
Students from any campus and any program who meet these criteria may...
  • Deadline: 10/22/2018
  • Award: 2 @ $2,600
Deadline10/22/2018
1 @ $3,500 The Waldorf=Astoria Distinguished Alumni Endowed Scholarship
Students attending the Hyde Park campus who meet the following criteria: filed the FAFSA and demonstrate financial need, have a GPA of 2.75 or...
Students attending the Hyde Park campus who meet the following...
  • Deadline: 10/22/2018
  • Award: 1 @ $3,500
Deadline10/22/2018
Varies, up to $5,000 Dyson Foundation Scholarship
Hyde Park students who meet the following criteria may apply for this scholarship: Must have completed the first term of freshman year, Must...
Hyde Park students who meet the following criteria may apply for this...
  • Deadline: 10/23/2018
  • Award: Varies, up to $5,000
Deadline10/23/2018
1 @ $2,500.00 Certified Angus Beef® Brand Scholarship
Culinary Arts students from any campus who meet the following criteria may apply: Completed freshman year, Accepted for or enrolled in the...
Culinary Arts students from any campus who meet the following criteria...
  • Deadline: 10/24/2018
  • Award: 1 @ $2,500.00
Deadline10/24/2018
$5,000 Stolt Sea Farm Scholarship
Students from any campus may apply if they meet the following criteria: Are studying or did study Culinary Arts, Have successfully completed the...
Students from any campus may apply if they meet the following...
  • Deadline: 10/24/2018
  • Award: $5,000
Deadline10/24/2018
2 @ $2,500 Newport Harbor Corporation Scholarship
Culinary Arts or Baking & Pastry students attending the Hyde Park campus who meet the following criteria may apply: maintaining a GPA of 3.0 or...
Culinary Arts or Baking & Pastry students attending the Hyde Park campus...
  • Deadline: 10/25/2018
  • Award: 2 @ $2,500
Deadline10/25/2018
1 @ $2,625 Bob Gildersleeve '90 Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Hyde Park students who meet the following criteria may apply: May be incoming student, freshman, or sophomore, Enrolled in or accepted for the...
Hyde Park students who meet the following criteria may apply: May be...
  • Deadline: 10/29/2018
  • Award: 1 @ $2,625
Deadline10/29/2018
2 @ $1,000 Catherine Brandel Memorial Scholarship
Students at the Greystone Campus may apply if they meet the following criteria: completed their first semester, have filed a FAFSA to...
Students at the Greystone Campus may apply if they meet the following...
  • Deadline: 10/29/2018
  • Award: 2 @ $1,000
Deadline10/29/2018
$3,000 Chef Robert Briggs Memorial Scholarship
Hyde Park students may apply if they meet the following criteria: Have completed the first term of freshman year, Are studying Culinary...
Hyde Park students may apply if they meet the following criteria: Have...
  • Deadline: 10/29/2018
  • Award: $3,000
Deadline10/29/2018
5 @ $5,000 Chuck Williams Legacy Scholarship
“When I think back I realize that support and encouragement for me came at the right moments from people who cared. People who gave something of...
“When I think back I realize that support and encouragement for me came...
  • Deadline: 10/29/2018
  • Award: 5 @ $5,000
Deadline10/29/2018
2 @ $5,000 Edlong Dairy Technologies Scholarship in Honor of Eugene L. Rondenet
Hyde Park students who meet the following criteria may apply: Enrolled in their senior year of the Culinary Science degree program, Maintaining...
Hyde Park students who meet the following criteria may apply: Enrolled...
  • Deadline: 10/29/2018
  • Award: 2 @ $5,000
Deadline10/29/2018
1 @ $750.00 Heublein Foundation Endowed Scholarship
Students attending the Hyde Park campus who meet the following criteria may apply: Have completed freshman year, Maintain a GPA of 2.8 or...
Students attending the Hyde Park campus who meet the following criteria...
  • Deadline: 10/29/2018
  • Award: 1 @ $750.00
Deadline10/29/2018
1@ $10,000.00 Larry Levy Expendable Scholarship
Hyde Park students who meet the following criteria may apply: Are studying or did study Culinary Arts, Completed freshman year, Have a GPA of...
Hyde Park students who meet the following criteria may apply: Are...
  • Deadline: 10/29/2018
  • Award: 1@ $10,000.00
Deadline10/29/2018
$15,000 McIlhenny Company - Tabasco Brand Scholarship
Students from any campus may apply if they meet the following criteria: Are studying Culinary Arts, Are in their sophomore year, Maintain a GPA...
Students from any campus may apply if they meet the following...
  • Deadline: 10/29/2018
  • Award: $15,000
Deadline10/29/2018
$5,000 The Julia Child Foundation Scholarship for Culinary Writing
Students from any campus and any major may apply for this scholarship as long as they meet the following criteria. Have completed their Freshmen...
Students from any campus and any major may apply for this scholarship as...
  • Deadline: 10/29/2018
  • Award: $5,000
Deadline10/29/2018
1 @ $5000 The Julia Child Foundation Scholarship for Food Media
Any students at any campus who meet the following criteria may apply: Has a minimum GPA of 3.0 from the CIA or from high school, Has completed...
Any students at any campus who meet the following criteria may...
  • Deadline: 10/29/2018
  • Award: 1 @ $5000
Deadline10/29/2018
1 @ $3,500 The Nielsen-Massey Foundation Scholarship
Students from any campus may apply for this scholarship if they meet the following criteria: Maintain a GPA of 3.0 or higher, Are accepted for...
Students from any campus may apply for this scholarship if they meet the...
  • Deadline: 10/29/2018
  • Award: 1 @ $3,500
Deadline10/29/2018
2 @ $5,000 Italian Cuisines Concentration Scholarship from the Italian Trade Commission
To support tuition and board for the Italian Cuisines Concentration semester abroad in Puglia, Italy. Students enrolled in or accepted to the...
To support tuition and board for the Italian Cuisines Concentration...
  • Deadline: 10/31/2018
  • Award: 2 @ $5,000
Deadline10/31/2018
1 @ $14,690 International Wine & Food Society Scholarship
Any Hyde Park students who match the following criteria may apply for this scholarship: Have a GPA of 3.0 or higher, Have filed the FAFSA to...
Any Hyde Park students who match the following criteria may apply for...
  • Deadline: 11/05/2018
  • Award: 1 @ $14,690
Deadline11/05/2018
$4,000 John Farquharson Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Hyde Park students may apply if they match the following criteria: Are entering or in their first semester of study, Had a high school GPA of...
Hyde Park students may apply if they match the following criteria: Are...
  • Deadline: 11/05/2018
  • Award: $4,000
Deadline11/05/2018
$3,500 Kenneth Kocan '02 Memorial Scholarship
Incoming students accepted to any campus in any program may apply if they meet the following criteria: A “nontraditional” student—over 25 years...
Incoming students accepted to any campus in any program may apply if...
  • Deadline: 11/05/2018
  • Award: $3,500
Deadline11/05/2018
$10,000 Les Dames d'Escoffier DC Chapter Scholarship for Women
Any female students from any campus who match the following criteria may apply: Must show permanent residence in the Washington-Baltimore...
Any female students from any campus who match the following criteria may...
  • Deadline: 11/05/2018
  • Award: $10,000
Deadline11/05/2018
$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