Current Scholarships

National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation Scholarship Program

Deadline: 
June 7, 2016
Maximum Award: 
$2,500
Eligibility: 
High school seniors
Comments: 
Although this scholarship is for high school seniors, they have another program for students currently in college

National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) Scholarship Program is for students who plan to study culinary arts, restaurant management, or some other foodservice related major. To be a successful candidate you need to write a personal statement about your career goals in the restaurant/foodservice industry and have industry related experience. Community service or leadership roles will be considered as well.

FMAA Scholarship Program

Deadline: 
May 30, 2016
Maximum Award: 
$2,000
Eligibility: 
High school seniors

To enter the Flag Manufacturers Association of America (FMAA) Scholarship Program the applicant must create a video explaining what the United States flag means to them. Videos should be no longer than 3 minutes.

General Information:

Navy Wives Clubs of America Scholarship

Deadline: 
May 30, 2016
Maximum Award: 
$1,500
Eligibility: 
High school seniors and college students
Comments: 
Applicants must be a child or spouse of enlisted members of the Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard (see below for specific details).

Navy Wives Clubs of America Scholarship, offered by their Scholarship Foundation is a grant that may be used for tuition, room and board, fees and books. They offer up to 30 scholarships a year.

American Indian College Fund Scholarship

Deadline: 
May 31, 2016
Eligibility: 
High school seniors and college students
Comments: 
You must be registered as a member of a tribe or a descendant of at least one grandparent or parent who is an enrolled tribal member.

The American Indian College Fund offers scholarships to students who are attending non-tribal colleges and tribal colleges.

Scholarships for students attending non-tribal colleges:

LM Scholarship Program

Deadline: 
May 31, 2016
Maximum Award: 
$1,000
Eligibility: 
High school seniors and college students

AFB 2016 Scholarship

Deadline: 
April 1, 2016
Maximum Award: 
$3,500
Eligibility: 
High school and college students (see comments)
Comments: 
High school seniors and college students who are legally blind.

The American Foundation for Blind is an organization that works with individuals who are blind or visually impaired have access to the information, technology, education, and legal resources they need to live independent and productive lives.  The AFB 2016 Scholarship requires that the applicant write several essays, submit official transcripts and two (2) letters of recommendation.

There are 7 scholarships that make up the program (see below). 

The Norman E. Alexander Award for Excellence in Jewish Student Writing

Deadline: 
May 31, 2016
Maximum Award: 
$500
Eligibility: 
Other, see comments
Comments: 
For Jewish teens in grades 9 through 12

The Norman E. Alexander Award for Excellence in Jewish Student Writing is seeking essays,

The 2016 topic is: Choose a significant advancement in science, medicine or technology by a living or deceased Jewish-American. How does this innovation impact lives and why is it meaningful to you? 

Denny’s Hungry for Education Scholarship

Deadline: 
There are several April deadlines, check the FAQ's carefully
Eligibility: 
Other, see comments
Comments: 
K-12, High School or College - There are multiple programs available, select the one suitable for you

Denny’s Hungry for Education (HFE) is a multicultural scholarship program targeting students from elementary through college and is designed to recognize and encourage academic accomplishments. Denny’s will partner with 8 leading non-profit minority advocacy organizations to launch the programs across the United States within Denny’s restaurant demographics.