We offer Culinary Institute of America scholarships and grants through our New York, California, and Texas campuses for qualified culinary arts students.
CIA Merit Scholarship (NY and CA)
CIA Need-Based Grant (NY, CA, and TX—degree only)
CIA Alumni Referral Scholarship (NY, CA, and TX—degree only)
CIA Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship (NY, CA, and TX—degree only)
National Student Organization (NSO) Scholarship—National and State Level Competitions (NY, CA, and TX—degree only)
Global Scholars Award
CIA On-Campus Housing Grant
MFK Fisher Scholarship (associate degree programs)
The CIA Recognition Award
CIA Accelerated Culinary Arts (ACAP) Merit-Based Scholarship
CIA ACAP Alumni Referral Scholarship
Vi Endowed Scholarship
El Sueño Scholarship
Sodexo Admissions Scholarship
Many organizations, corporations, and individual donors generously offer scholarship assistance to CIA students. Almost $2 million in donated funds is awarded each year. New external scholarship opportunities and their criteria are listed here. Fill out the “General Application” and we’ll match you to recommended scholarships.
In addition, a variety of sources outside the CIA offer private grants and scholarships. The Internet, public libraries, and high school guidance counselor offices are great sources for scholarship information.
You can also try these scholarship search engines to find additional external scholarships: