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California Restaurant Association Educational Foundation Scholarship

California Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (CRAEF)

Application Information


Scholarship Overview

This scholarship is for residents of California who are enrolled or will be enrolled in a minimum of nine credit hours at an accredited food service-related postsecondary school to pursue studies in the restaurant and hospitality industry. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must be enrolled or will enroll in two consecutive semesters or terms, have a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA, have completed at least one grading term of a postsecondary program or be high school seniors going directly to postsecondary school, and be US citizens or permanent residents. Applicants must satisfy the minimum hours of food service industry-related work experience, paid or voluntary: 250 hours for high school students going into their freshmen year, 400 hours for college freshmen going into their sophomore year, 550 hours for students beyond sophomore year.

How easy is it to apply?


This scholarship has application requirements that could take a lot of time and effort.

How much competition is there?

Not much

This scholarship won't have as many applicants as most.

Contact Information



Deadline: May 16
The deadline for this scholarship has passed.


GPA: Is this you?
  • 2.5
Class Year: Is this you?
  • High school senior
  • College freshman
  • College sophomore
  • College junior
  • College senior
Home State: Is this you?
  • California
College Major: Is this you?
  • Baking and Pastry Arts/Baker/Pastry Chef
  • Clinical Nutrition/Nutritionist
  • Cooking and Related Culinary Arts, General
  • Culinary Arts and Related Services, Other
  • Culinary Arts/Chef Training
  • Culinary Science/Culinology
  • Dietetic Technician
  • Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services, Other
  • Dietetics/Dietitian
  • Dietitian Assistant
  • Facilities Planning and Management
  • Food Preparation/Professional Cooking/Kitchen Assistant
  • Food Science
  • Food Science and Technology, Other
  • Food Service, Waiter/Waitress, and Dining Room Management/Manager
  • Food Technology and Processing
  • Foods, Nutrition, and Related Services, Other
  • Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General
  • Foodservice Systems Administration/Management
  • Hospitality Administration/Management, General
  • Hospitality Administration/Management, Other
  • Hospitality and Recreation Marketing Operations
  • Hotel, Motel, and Restaurant Management
  • Hotel/Motel Administration/Management
  • Human Nutrition
  • Institutional Food Workers
  • Institutional Food Workers
  • Meat Cutting/Meat Cutter
  • Meeting and Event Planning
  • Nutrition Sciences
  • Personal and Culinary Services, Other
  • Resort Management
  • Restaurant, Culinary, and Catering Management/Manager
  • Restaurant/Food Services Management
  • Viticulture and Enology
  • Wine Steward/Sommelier
More Requirements:
    Must have relevant work experience as specified above.

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