Monday, January 20, 2020

Goya's Culinary Arts Scholarships

Heads up! Do you know a college freshman majoring in Culinary Arts or Food Sciences?

If so, make sure they know about Goya's Culinary Arts Scholarships! The annual (and renewable!) scholarships are for full-time study at an accredited two- or four-year college or university of the student’s choice.

Each year, students are awarded $5,000 and may be renewed three more times for a total of $20,000!

But you need to act fast because the application deadline is February 17, 2020.

To be eligible to apply for the scholarship, you must meet the follow criteria:

  • Be a United States citizen, a legal permanent resident, or a student granted Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA).
  • U.S. citizens must provide a copy of their birth certificate, U.S. passport, certificate of citizenship or naturalization certificate.
  • Permanent residents must provide a copy of their current permanent resident card or a current passport stamped I-551.
  • Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) must provide a copy of their DACA approval letter.
  • Have a minimum grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, or its equivalent.
  • Candidates must be obtaining their first undergraduate degree.
  • Must be willing to complete 10 hours per month of community service.
  • Must be entering an accredited two-year or four-year institution as freshmen and majoring in a full-time Culinary Arts or Food Sciences program for the 2020-21 academic year.
  • Applicants may also be children of a Goya employee, broker, or independent driver provided they meet all other eligibility requirements.