In 2011, the Charleston chapter launched Les Dames d’Escoffier Charleston Scholarships for Education, which is awarded to qualified female applicants who are furthering their careers through undergraduate/graduate course work and continuing education or certification programs in culinary, beverage, or hospitality arts. If you’re interested, you may contact us below for more information.
Please submit your application by May 1
To participate, please click the link to fill out the application form located below.
Each scholarship award, up to a maximum of $3,000, will be paid directly to the appropriate institution by September 1. Recipients will be notified this summer.
Be sure to paste your resume in the appropriate text box. Additionally, two letters of recommendation attesting to your leadership ability should be completed and sent to the address below or emailed (put Scholarship Application in subject line) to email@example.com:
Les Dames d’Escoffier Charleston Chapter
Attn: Scholarship Committee
P.O. Box 22853
Charleston, SC 29413
Who is eligible for a scholarship?
Women in the fields of food, beverage or hospitality who are looking to further their careers in undergraduate/graduate course work, continuing education or certification programs in culinary, beverage or hospitality arts and who have filled out the scholarship application by the deadline.
Current members of Les Dames d’Escoffier are not eligible for scholarship.
What kinds of things are scholarships awarded for?
Scholarships are awarded for undergraduate/graduate course work, continuing education or certification programs in culinary, beverage or hospitality arts.
How many scholarships are you awarding?
The number of scholarships fluctuates each year based on the success of the previous year’s fundraising. Each scholarship is a maximum of $3,000.
What’s the deadline?
The deadline to submit an application is May 1.
Does the money go to me or to the institution providing the education?
The money is sent to the institution or certification program providing the educational opportunity.
When will I find out if I won?
Scholarship winners will be announced in the summer and you will be notified via email if you’ve won.