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 award of $2,100 Jerry Vitoulis '55 Memorial Scholarship
Hyde Park students who meet the following criteria may apply: Studying Culinary Arts rather than Baking and Pastry Arts, Are currently...
Hyde Park students who meet the following criteria may apply: Studying...
  • Deadline: 01/28/2019
  • Award: 1 award of $2,100
Deadline01/28/2019
2 awards of $5,000 each La Brea Bakery, Inc. Scholarship
Hyde Park students who meet the following criteria may apply: Are studying or did study Baking and Pastry Arts instead of Culinary Arts, Have...
Hyde Park students who meet the following criteria may apply: Are...
  • Deadline: 01/28/2019
  • Award: 2 awards of $5,000 each
Deadline01/28/2019
Up to 3 awards of $2,500 each Marcos Hardy Sanders Endowed Scholarship
San Antonio students who meet the following criteria may apply: In the second term of freshman year, Enrolled in the Culinary Arts...
San Antonio students who meet the following criteria may apply: In the...
  • Deadline: 01/28/2019
  • Award: Up to 3 awards of $2,500 each
Deadline01/28/2019
Up to 4 awards of $5,000 each Williams-Sonoma Inc. Scholarship
Hyde Park students who meet the following criteria may apply: Focus on Culinary Arts rather than Baking and Pastry Arts, Are enrolled in or...
Hyde Park students who meet the following criteria may apply: Focus on...
  • Deadline: 01/28/2019
  • Award: Up to 4 awards of $5,000 each
Deadline01/28/2019
up to 3 awards of $10,000 each Jones Dairy Endowed Scholarship
Hyde Park students who meet the following criteria may apply. currently in the Bachelor’s program or starting the Bachelor’s program in May...
Hyde Park students who meet the following criteria may...
  • Deadline: 01/29/2019
  • Award: up to 3 awards of $10,000 each
Deadline01/29/2019
Total Available $5500 AHLEF National Restaurant Association Scholarship
Applicants must be enrolled full-time in a degree granting program, have a 3.0 or higher GPA, completed 2nd term and be a U.S. citizen or permanent...
Applicants must be enrolled full-time in a degree granting program, have...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2019
  • Award: Total Available $5500
Deadline01/31/2019
Total available $7500 J. Willard Marriott Memorial Scholarship
John Willard Marriott’s extraordinary career began with a tiny A&W root beer shop in Washington, D.C. in 1927 and using his spirit, visionary,...
John Willard Marriott’s extraordinary career began with a tiny A&W root...
  • Deadline: 01/31/2019
  • Award: Total available $7500
Deadline01/31/2019
1 award of $2,750 Masi-Buzzeo
Hyde Park students who meet the following criteria may apply for this scholarship: Are pursuing an Associates degree in Baking and Pastry, Are...
Hyde Park students who meet the following criteria may apply for this...
  • Deadline: 02/08/2019
  • Award: 1 award of $2,750
Deadline02/08/2019
1 award of $6,900 Dean Frances Bonk Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship is available to female students only who meet the following criteria: currently in sophomore year maintaining a 3.0 GPA or...
This scholarship is available to female students only who meet the...
  • Deadline: 02/11/2019
  • Award: 1 award of $6,900
Deadline02/11/2019
Varies; 8 awards of up to $5,000 each Societe Culinaire Philanthropique Endowed Scholarship
Any Culinary Arts student attending any campus who meet the following criteria may apply: in sophomore year or later maintaining a 3.2 or higher...
Any Culinary Arts student attending any campus who meet the following...
  • Deadline: 02/25/2019
  • Award: Varies; 8 awards of up to $5,000 each
Deadline02/25/2019
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