Interested in a scholarship? Here’s more information on how to apply:
- Check to see if you meet our minimum eligibility criteria first. All scholarship applicants must be:
- A citizen or lawful permanent resident1 of the United States of America and its territories2
- Enrolled or accepted as a full time or substantial part-time student at an accredited post-secondary institution, college, or university for the upcoming academic year
- Majoring in a restaurant or foodservice-related program
- Plan to be enrolled for at least two consecutive terms
- Unrelated to any employees or family members of the National Restaurant Association, National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation, any state restaurant association
If you fail to meet any of the minimum requirements above, you may not be eligible for our scholarship.
- Complete our online scholarship application anytime between January 15 and April 1 at nraef.awardspring.com. Our application is hosted online through the AwardSpring application platform.
- If you were awarded a scholarship, you’ll be instructed to complete additional steps to claim your scholarship award. Check our Timeline for more information
A Lawful permanent resident is any person not a citizen of the United States of America who is residing in the US under legally recognized and lawfully recorded permanent residence as an immigrant, under USCIS Form I-551, also known as a Green Card.
A limited number of scholarships are available for Canadian citizens attending school in Canada. For more information, please refer to the DiRoNA scholarship here