Undergraduate Merit Scholarship for College Students provides $2,000 awards for undergraduate students pursuing a certificate, associate degree, or bachelor’s degree in a restaurant/ foodservice-related program. Applicants must have a minimum 2.75 GPA, have completed at least one term of a two- to four-year degree program, and have a minimum of 750 hours of work experience in the restaurant and hospitality industry. Contact the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation, (formerly National Institute for the Food Service Industry), 175 W. Jackson Blvd., Suite 1500, Chicago, IL 60604-2702; 800-765-2122, 312-715-1010; Fax: 312-715-0807; Continue reading
Sallie Mae Fund Unmet Need Scholarship Program applicants must have a cumulative GPA between 2.5 and 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) or GED average test score between 42 and 52. Must be a U.S. citizen and have a family adjusted gross income for calendar year 2003 of $30,000 or less. Applicant must demonstrate unmet financial need of more than $1,000 after the financial aid award package has been determined. Must be a high school senior or graduate planning to enroll or already enrolled in a full-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited post secondary institution. Application Deadline is May 31, 2004. Scholarship awards, ranging from $1,000 to $3,800.