Admissions and Financial Aid

Scholarship Opportunities

CSCA Students may also help defray their costs by obtaining scholarship money. The following is a list of organizations that students may contact for scholarship information:

Women Chefs & Restaurateurs (WCR)

Women Chefs & Restaurateurs
115 South Patrick Street, Suite 101
Alexandria, VA 22314
Toll Free: 877-927-7787 | Direct: 630-396-8339

WCR offers an array of scholarships and professional internships (domestic and international) on an annual basis. The application process opens each year in January with a deadline in late March or early April. The culinary school scholarships WCR offers are site-specific at culinary schools that are members of WCR. They are not a cash grant that is portable to the culinary school of the student's choice. Visit WCR's Scholarship & Internship Opportunities page on their website.

American Culinary Federation

American Culinary Federation
10 San Bartolla Road
St. Augustine, FL 32086

Write to the Scholarship Department for an application.

  • Application deadline for fall admission: June 15
  • Application deadline for spring admission: October 15
  • Application deadline for summer certificate admission: February 15

James Beard Foundation

James Beard Foundation
167 West 12th Street
New York, NY 10011

The James Beard Foundation offers an array of scholarships for aspiring culinary professionals. For additional information, please visit James Beard's Scholarship Program page.

Check website for application deadlines.

Achievement Scholarship Program

Achievement Scholarship Program
1560 Shearman Avenue
Evanston, IL 60201

The Achievement Program awards approximately 6000 scholarships per year to African-American seniors pursuing education beyond high school. Please write to the above address for an application.

Future Chefs

560 Albany Street
Boston, MA 02118

Scholarships are awarded to high school seniors who are planning a career in the culinary industry. Future Chefs prepares urban youth in Greater Boston for quality early employment and post-secondary education opportunities in the culinary field and supports them in developing a broad base of transferable skills as they transition into the working world. Contact Future Chefs to learn more about opportunities

Give the Gift of Cooking!

Purchase Gift Certificates and E-Certificates online.

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The Cambridge School of Culinary Arts

2020 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, Massachusetts 02140-2104
(617) 354-2020
(617) 576-1963 fax

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