Food Dreams Scholarship, USA.

  • Partial Funding
  • USA Universities
  • Undergraduate
  • Culinary Arts
  • Domestic Students, International Students
  • USA

Scholarship Description:

If you aspire to pursue a culinary career, the Food Dreams Scholarship can turn your culinary education dreams into reality! This scholarship opportunity is available to high school graduates and older individuals who are passionate about the culinary arts. It is generously funded by Food Dreams, a nonprofit foundation established in 2016 by the renowned chef Jean-Georges. Food Dreams is committed to assisting aspiring chefs from around the globe in accessing culinary education and career prospects within the restaurant industry, even if they face financial barriers. Beyond offering scholarships to prestigious culinary institutions like the Culinary Institute of America and the Institute of Culinary Education, Food Dreams also provides post-graduate mentorship programs within Jean-Georges' restaurants worldwide.

About the Organization:

The Food Dreams organization is a nonprofit foundation founded by the renowned chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten. Established in 2016, its primary mission is to support and empower aspiring chefs worldwide by providing them access to culinary education and career opportunities within the restaurant industry. Food Dreams aims to make culinary education and mentorship programs accessible to individuals who might not have the financial means to pursue such opportunities.

One of the key initiatives of Food Dreams is to offer scholarships to prestigious culinary institutes such as the Culinary Institute of America and the Institute of Culinary Education. These scholarships help talented and passionate individuals pursue their culinary dreams and receive formal training at top-notch culinary institutions.

In addition to scholarships, Food Dreams also provides post-graduate mentorship programs in Jean-Georges Vongerichten's restaurants across the globe. These mentorship programs offer aspiring chefs valuable hands-on experience and exposure to the culinary world, helping them build their careers in the industry.

Overall, Food Dreams is committed to fostering diversity and inclusivity within the culinary field and ensuring that talented individuals, regardless of their financial backgrounds, have the opportunity to pursue their passion for cooking and make a meaningful impact in the culinary industry.

Degree Level:

Food Dreams Scholarship, USA. is available to undertake Undergraduate level programs at USA Universities.

Available Subjects:

Following subject are available to study under this scholarship program.

  • Culinary Arts

Scholarship Benefits:

Multiple awards worth up to


Eligible Nationalities:

This scholarship is open to US Citizens, Canadian Citizens, Permanent Residents, DACA and Other.

Eligibility Criteria:

This scholarship welcomes applicants who fulfill the following eligibility requirements:


High School Seniors & College Students


US Citizens, Canadian Citizens, Permanent Residents, DACA, Others




Culinary Arts


Financial Need (Low Income)

Application Procedure:

To complete your scholarship application, make sure to submit the following required documents by the specified deadline:

  1. A 500-word essay
  2. Proof of enrollment
  3. Academic transcript
  4. Letters of recommendation
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