*Note: The below dates and deadlines pertain to the 2018-2019 school year. Scholarship applications for the 2018-2019 school year is now live. Academic Year: 2018/2019 Granter: New Jersey Restaurant Educational Foundation Award Amount: $800 Scholarship Application Deadline: All applications must be received before April 1, 2019.
Student must be enrolled in the ProStart Curriculum and will have completed Foundations 1 and 2 at the end of the 2018/2019 school year.
Student must provide high school transcripts.
Student GPA must be 2.5 or higher.
Student must be a high school senior residing 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
Essay should be 500-750 words about one of the listed topics below:
Why are you applying for the Garden State Silver Plate Scholarship?
What did you learn from participating in the NJ State ProStart Competition?
Discuss an accomplishment or event that marked your transition into adulthood within your culture, community, or family.
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, 2019 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.
Students may apply for more than one NJREF scholarship; however, each student can only be awarded one scholarship per academic year.