The Culinary Institute of America

  • CIA Scholarships for Texas Campus Programs

    Scholarships for Degree Program Students:

    El Sueño Scholarship—Check Out this Generous Source of Aid
    The El Sueño Scholarship aids select students who wish to attend the CIA San Antonio degree programs. This unprecedented fund awards a generous portion of program tuition for students who qualify. The El Sueño Scholarship is in addition to any federal student aid or other scholarships for which students can apply.

    To qualify for the El Sueño Scholarship, prospective students must:

    The CIA's Alumni Referral Scholarship
    The college offers this scholarship to prospective students who are encouraged to apply for admission by a CIA graduate. Qualifying students will receive a one-time, $1,000 scholarship for their first year in our degree programs. To be eligible for the CIA Alumni Referral Scholarship, students must include a letter of recommendation from the CIA graduate with their application for admission.

    The Sodexo Scholarship
    The Sodexo Scholarship provides support to Latino students enrolled in the AAS in culinary arts degree program at the CIA San Antonio. To be eligible, incoming or current students must demonstrate financial need, complete the application, and maintain good academic standing with a GPA of 3.0 or better. Preference will be given to students doing their externships at Sodexo.

    National Student Organization (NSO) Member Scholarship
    Essay Contest—NSO Members (members of SkillsUSA, ProStart®, or FCCLA) are eligible to apply for one of 45 non-renewable, $2,000 scholarships. Apply now! (PDF 101 KB) This scholarship cannot be combined with any NSO competition scholarship.

  • Student Financial & Registration Services

    1946 Campus Drive
    Hyde Park, NY 12538-14999

    845-451-1500

    SFRS@culinary.edu