2013/2014 Grants

Chefs4Students.org Culinary Grant/Scholarship Application

BEFORE SUBMITTING YOUR APPLICATION, PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION ABOUT OUR GRANT PROGRAM
Incomplete Applications are not considered.

Eligibility: To be considered eligible for a Chefs4Students.org Culinary Grant, you must be enrolled and in good standing at an accredited Culinary School or Institution in the United States or abroad six weeks prior to any given grant release date.  US citizenship is not a requirement. The combination of your work experience, prior education or training and current course of study should indicate preparedness for the pursuit of a career in the culinary arts. You should have a strong academic record, good character references and demonstrate financial need. Majors considered for our grants include culinary arts, pastry and baking, restaurant management, dietetics, nutrition, food science and related studies.

Awards Selection: The number of awards given in a year vary depending on donations, etc. A committee made up of members of the Chefs4Students forum and our advisory board will review the applications and select the recipients. We give out awards on or around April 1st. Those applications must be postmarked February 15th. In 2013, we will hand out grants again on or around October 1st as well. Deadline for those grants is August 15th. You must be attending and in good standing at the time of the awards as stated above.

About Chefs4Students: C4S is a not-for-profit organization founded by dedicated chefs committed to giving back to the future of the industry. Chefs from all over the world come together and raise money by booking out their restaurants for food and wine pairings along with silent auctions. All proceeds go into a fund set-up under the umbrella of the Yampa Valley Community Foundation located in Steamboat Springs, Colorado. This foundation over-sees all funds and disburses the money as advised at the time of grant awards. To learn more, go to www.yvcf.org 

Only completed applications will be considered. You must send in a completed application and an essay of at least 500 words telling us why the culinary field is one you wish to pursue and your goals in this field. You must submit an official transcript of your current or last year of study (high school transcripts accepted) and two letters of recommendation from a supervisor, teacher, advisor or culinary professional familiar with your skills. Print this application, fill out completely and return by US Postal Service, along with your transcripts and letters of recommendation to Chef David Nelson or Pamela Nelson, Chefs4Students.org, 6905 East Laguna Ave., Mesa, AZ 85209. Do not email or fax your application.

Chefs4Students does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex & age, religion, color, national origin, marital status or disability.

NOTE: In order to get the application form to print correctly, please print the application in its entirety; this page included.






CHEFS4STUDENTS.org CULINARY GRANT/SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION

PERSONAL INFORMATION:

Last Name:_____________________________ First:______________________________

Street Address:_____________________________________________________________

City:_________________________ State: _____ Zip: _______ Phone: ____________

Alternate Phone: _______________________________

Social Security Number: _________________ E-mail: __________________________

Date of Birth: _____________________________

EDUCATIONAL INFORMATION:
YOU MUST BE ATTENDING A CULINARY SCHOOL AT THE TIME OF THE GRANT AWARDS


Are you currently attending a culinary school? ______ If so, provide below

Name: ______________________________________ Enrollment Date: ______________

Address: ___________________________________________________________________

City: ______________________________________ State: _________Zip:___________

Contact Name:______________________________ Contact's Phone: _______________

Your Major:_____________________ Degree You Are Pursuing: _________ GPA: ___

Expected Date of Graduation:____________ Attending Full Time? Yes ( ) No ( )

   -----------------------------------------------------------------------

If not in culinary school, have you applied? ________ When:_________________

Have you been accepted? ___________ If "Yes", provide the details below

School Name: _______________________________________________________________

Address: ___________________________________________________________________

Contact: __________________________________ Contact's Phone: _______________

Expected Start Date:_______________________

Previous School(s) Attended:                      Degrees Attained/Majors:
Include High School and Graduation Dates

_______________________________________________    ________________________

_______________________________________________    ________________________

_______________________________________________    ________________________

FINANCIAL INFORMATION:

How much is your annual tuition?____________________________________________

How are you financing your education? (Be sure to identify the percentage of
funding from each source.)

___________ parentsí contribution ___________ scholarships ____________ work

___________ personal loans ___________ government loans ______________saving

other (explain) ____________________________________________________________

EMPLOYMENT INFORMATION:

Are you currently employed? Yes ( ) No ( ) If yes, hours per week:__________

Work Experience: List dates, place, title and number of hours per week worked

Dates     Place                             Job Title                Hrs/Week

_____________________________________________________________________________

_____________________________________________________________________________

_____________________________________________________________________________

_____________________________________________________________________________

Describe extra-curricular activities (community service, athletics, clubs,
etc.) you have been involved in, and note awards or special recognition you
have received

______________________________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________________________

REFERENCES:

Your application MUST be accompanied by two letters of recommendation from a
supervisor, teacher, advisor or other culinary professional familiar with your
skills. List your references below and include their letters with your
application. If not included, your application is not complete.

Name__________________________________ Name__________________________________

Title_________________________________ Title_________________________________

Company_______________________________ Company_______________________________

Address_______________________________ Address_______________________________

City, State, Zip______________________ City, State, Zip______________________

Phone ( )_____________________________ Phone ( )_____________________________

To help us in our planning, please tell us how you learned of the
Chefs4Students Culinary Grant Program:








To the best of my knowledge, all of the information I have provided is accurate and true. I understand that by my signature below, I am authorizing my attending school to provide Chefs4Students.org any necessary information to verify my attendance and the accuracy of this application.

I understand that this application does not in any way guarantee the receipt of a grant. It is an application that can be accepted or denied at our option. If my application is accepted for consideration in writing, it does not in any way guarantee the receipt of a grant. I agree that I abide by your final decision and that I have no recourse to contest it.



Signature:_________________________________________ Date:____________________

Mail this form to:

Chefs4Students.org Culinary Grants
6905 East Laguna Azul Ave.
Mesa, AZ 85209
dnelson@chefs4students.org     www.chefs4students.org

Please complete the essay form to follow.




















 

CHEFS4STUDENTS CULINARY GRANT ESSAY

(Essay must be typed or neatly written and a minimum of 500 words
telling us why the culinary field is one you wish to pursue and your goals in
this field.)












































Use additional pages if needed.                                Rev. 1/08/2008

A portion of each high pressure shower head sale this month will be donated to Chefs4Students.  Thank you for your support.

 

2013/2014 Grants

Chefs4Students.org Culinary Grant/Scholarship Application

BEFORE SUBMITTING YOUR APPLICATION, PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION ABOUT OUR GRANT PROGRAM
Incomplete Applications are not considered.

Eligibility: To be considered eligible for a Chefs4Students.org Culinary Grant, you must be enrolled and in good standing at an accredited Culinary School or Institution in the United States or abroad six weeks prior to any given grant release date.  US citizenship is not a requirement. The combination of your work experience, prior education or training and current course of study should indicate preparedness for the pursuit of a career in the culinary arts. You should have a strong academic record, good character references and demonstrate financial need. Majors considered for our grants include culinary arts, pastry and baking, restaurant management, dietetics, nutrition, food science and related studies.

Awards Selection: The number of awards given in a year vary depending on donations, etc. A committee made up of members of the Chefs4Students forum and our advisory board will review the applications and select the recipients. We give out awards on or around April 1st. Those applications must be postmarked February 15th. In 2013, we will hand out grants again on or around October 1st as well. Deadline for those grants is August 15th. You must be attending and in good standing at the time of the awards as stated above.

About Chefs4Students: C4S is a not-for-profit organization founded by dedicated chefs committed to giving back to the future of the industry. Chefs from all over the world come together and raise money by booking out their restaurants for food and wine pairings along with silent auctions. All proceeds go into a fund set-up under the umbrella of the Yampa Valley Community Foundation located in Steamboat Springs, Colorado. This foundation over-sees all funds and disburses the money as advised at the time of grant awards. To learn more, go to www.yvcf.org 

Only completed applications will be considered. You must send in a completed application and an essay of at least 500 words telling us why the culinary field is one you wish to pursue and your goals in this field. You must submit an official transcript of your current or last year of study (high school transcripts accepted) and two letters of recommendation from a supervisor, teacher, advisor or culinary professional familiar with your skills. Print this application, fill out completely and return by US Postal Service, along with your transcripts and letters of recommendation to Chef David Nelson or Pamela Nelson, Chefs4Students.org, 6905 East Laguna Ave., Mesa, AZ 85209. Do not email or fax your application.

Chefs4Students does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex & age, religion, color, national origin, marital status or disability.

NOTE: In order to get the application form to print correctly, please print the application in its entirety; this page included.






CHEFS4STUDENTS.org CULINARY GRANT/SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION

PERSONAL INFORMATION:

Last Name:_____________________________ First:______________________________

Street Address:_____________________________________________________________

City:_________________________ State: _____ Zip: _______ Phone: ____________

Alternate Phone: _______________________________

Social Security Number: _________________ E-mail: __________________________

Date of Birth: _____________________________

EDUCATIONAL INFORMATION:
YOU MUST BE ATTENDING A CULINARY SCHOOL AT THE TIME OF THE GRANT AWARDS


Are you currently attending a culinary school? ______ If so, provide below

Name: ______________________________________ Enrollment Date: ______________

Address: ___________________________________________________________________

City: ______________________________________ State: _________Zip:___________

Contact Name:______________________________ Contact's Phone: _______________

Your Major:_____________________ Degree You Are Pursuing: _________ GPA: ___

Expected Date of Graduation:____________ Attending Full Time? Yes ( ) No ( )

   -----------------------------------------------------------------------

If not in culinary school, have you applied? ________ When:_________________

Have you been accepted? ___________ If "Yes", provide the details below

School Name: _______________________________________________________________

Address: ___________________________________________________________________

Contact: __________________________________ Contact's Phone: _______________

Expected Start Date:_______________________

Previous School(s) Attended:                      Degrees Attained/Majors:
Include High School and Graduation Dates

_______________________________________________    ________________________

_______________________________________________    ________________________

_______________________________________________    ________________________

FINANCIAL INFORMATION:

How much is your annual tuition?____________________________________________

How are you financing your education? (Be sure to identify the percentage of
funding from each source.)

___________ parentsí contribution ___________ scholarships ____________ work

___________ personal loans ___________ government loans ______________saving

other (explain) ____________________________________________________________

EMPLOYMENT INFORMATION:

Are you currently employed? Yes ( ) No ( ) If yes, hours per week:__________

Work Experience: List dates, place, title and number of hours per week worked

Dates     Place                             Job Title                Hrs/Week

_____________________________________________________________________________

_____________________________________________________________________________

_____________________________________________________________________________

_____________________________________________________________________________

Describe extra-curricular activities (community service, athletics, clubs,
etc.) you have been involved in, and note awards or special recognition you
have received

______________________________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________________________

REFERENCES:

Your application MUST be accompanied by two letters of recommendation from a
supervisor, teacher, advisor or other culinary professional familiar with your
skills. List your references below and include their letters with your
application. If not included, your application is not complete.

Name__________________________________ Name__________________________________

Title_________________________________ Title_________________________________

Company_______________________________ Company_______________________________

Address_______________________________ Address_______________________________

City, State, Zip______________________ City, State, Zip______________________

Phone ( )_____________________________ Phone ( )_____________________________

To help us in our planning, please tell us how you learned of the
Chefs4Students Culinary Grant Program:








To the best of my knowledge, all of the information I have provided is accurate and true. I understand that by my signature below, I am authorizing my attending school to provide Chefs4Students.org any necessary information to verify my attendance and the accuracy of this application.

I understand that this application does not in any way guarantee the receipt of a grant. It is an application that can be accepted or denied at our option. If my application is accepted for consideration in writing, it does not in any way guarantee the receipt of a grant. I agree that I abide by your final decision and that I have no recourse to contest it.



Signature:_________________________________________ Date:____________________

Mail this form to:

Chefs4Students.org Culinary Grants
6905 East Laguna Azul Ave.
Mesa, AZ 85209
dnelson@chefs4students.org     www.chefs4students.org

Please complete the essay form to follow.




















 

CHEFS4STUDENTS CULINARY GRANT ESSAY

(Essay must be typed or neatly written and a minimum of 500 words
telling us why the culinary field is one you wish to pursue and your goals in
this field.)












































Use additional pages if needed.                                Rev. 1/08/2008