The Food Dreams Foundation Scholarship/Jean-Georges Vongerichten

This scholarship is for incoming to the Hyde Park campus who match the following criteria:

  • Must be pursuing an Associates degree only,
  • High school GPA must be 3.0 or higher,
  • Must have completed the FAFSA and demonstrate financial need.

Preference will be given to students who live in or near the New York City area, but this is not a qualification.

In lieu of writing an essay, applicants may submit a video. See questions section for details. Top candidates will be interviewed by Chef Vongerichten’s daughter.

Food Dreams/Georges Vongerichten Scholars will be invited to participate in a Food Dreams apprenticeship program during a minimum period of one year, at several Jean-Georges Vongerichten’s properties (subject to restaurant needs).

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Food Dreams
Varies: up to $20,000
Supplemental Questions
  1. Please provide a 500-word essay, or a three-minute video, answering this question: How do you see yourself incorporating your culinary skills and your knowledge of the foodservice industry into the Jean-Georges restaurant family?"
  2. If you choose to upload a video, please use your own account on YouTube, Vimeo, or DropBox to create and share the video. Provide the link to the video here: