American Academy of Chefs (AAC) Scholarship

The honor society of ACF, the American Academy of Chefs (AAC) represents the highest standards of professionalism in the organization, society and industry. The Academy’s primary mission is to promote the education of all culinarians by mentoring culinarians, awarding scholarships to students seeking a future in the culinary industry and by providing grants to professional working chefs looking to further their career

Application Process

  • Applications will be posted on the American Culinary Federation’s website under Scholarships
  • Four recipients will be selected by the scholarship committee and forwarded to The Chef’s Academy for approval
  • Once approved by The Chef’s Academy, AAC will send letters to the recipients


  • Must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher
  • The Chef’s Academy will offer up to four scholarships per year
  • Each scholarship will be for $5,000 per student
  • The scholarship will be award in the amount of $625 per term for a maximum of $5,000
  • Any student, who withdraws from The Chef’s Academy or who changes his/her program of study, automatically forfeits any remaining scholarship funds

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