*Note: The below dates and deadlines pertain to the 2017-2018 school year. Scholarship applications for the 2018-2019 school year will go live on January 1st or in early January. Dates and deadlines will be updated accordingly at that time.
Academic Year: 2017/2018 Granter: New Jersey Restaurant Educational Foundation Award Amount: $1000 Scholarship Application Deadline: All applications must be received before April 1, 2018.
Student must be pursuing a career in Hospitality Management and enrolled in an accredited institution of higher learning.
Student must provide high school or college transcripts.
Student GPA must be 3.0 or higher.
Student’s permanent address must be in the state of New Jersey.
Application must be accompanied by proof of admission to a school of higher learning and the required essay.
Student must provide a resume that includes college major.
Essay should be 800-2000 words about one of the listed topics below:
Who in your life has been your biggest culinary influence and why?
What made you decide on your college of choice?
What do you hope to accomplish in the next 5 years?
All students should send their scholarship application and essay to:
Sarita Curry New Jersey Restaurant Educational Foundation 126 West State Street Trenton, NJ 08608
Students will be notified by April 16, 2018 if selected for the Chairman’s Scholarship Award by phone. They will be sent an official letter congratulating them in April. Awarded students will be invited to attend the NJREF Culinary Student Day Celebration on Tuesday, May 15, 2018.
Students may apply for more than one NJREF scholarship; however, each student can only be awarded one scholarship per academic year.