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California Restaurant Association Educational Foundation Scholarship

California Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (CRAEF)

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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

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Contact Information



Deadline: May 16


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

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