Epicurean Charitable Foundation Scholarship

Southern Nevada High School seniors, and UNLV college freshmen and sophomore students who are current Nevada residents, with a 3.0 or higher GPA who plan to obtain a Bachelor’s Degree in Hospitality, Hotel Management, Food & Beverage, Culinary or a related field may apply for this scholarship. Student must plan to enroll as a full-time student during the academic year following the awarding of this scholarship. Total family yearly income must be less than $70,000 and financial need will be considered. Applicants must have completed their FAFSA since it is taken into consideration of what the ECF will pay per semester. Multiple scholarships will be awarded and preference will be given to students who will be, or are currently, attending UNLV. Amount of scholarship awarded will vary depending on Pell Grant and PEF Scholarships awarded. If attending UNLV, the amount awarded will be a full ride scholarship including tuition, fees and books up to a yearly maximum of $8,750. If attending an out of state college, the amount awarded will be up to a yearly maximum of $12,000. Number of scholarships to be determined.

Scholarship funds will be sent to the college each semester and this scholarship is renewable for an additional three years if student is awarded as a high school senior and maintains a 3.0 or higher GPA each semester. For students already enrolled in college when awarded, this scholarship may be renewed up to their fourth year of college so long as a 3.0 or higher GPA is maintained each semester. Finalists will be required to provide a copy of their FAFSA and parent/guardian tax return during a scheduled interview. A mentor, who is a leader in the Hospitality Industry , will be assigned to each scholarship recipient for the duration of their education.

Verification of enrollment is required each semester. Transcript and schedule must be submitted.

Epicurean Charitable Foundation
$8,750.00/per year
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