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Culinology® Education Foundation

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Investing in the Future of Food

The Research Chefs Association, through the Culinology® Education Foundation, provides financial assistance in the form of scholarships to qualified students and professionals pursuing higher learning and continuing education in Culinology®, culinary arts and food science.

Founded in 2002, the Culinology® Education Foundation, formerly the Research Chefs Foundation, was established to help achieve the RCA mission: Communicate and enhance the value of Culinology® by supporting education, development and recognition of its community of practitioners.

Together, we are making educational opportunities possible for a greater number of students and food industry professionals who are committed to Culinology®.

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Testimonials from scholarship recipients: 

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Nathan Smith 
Johnson & Wales University 
2012 Higher Education Scholarship Recipient

“This scholarship will help me achieve my goal of slowly yet consistently adjusting the foodservice industry towards a healthier and more sustainable system, as well as facilitate future academic endeavors.”


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Christin Kohloff 
Kerry Ingredients and Flavors 
2012 Continuing Education Scholarship Recipient

“Though already CCS certified, I will use this scholarship to continue my pursuit of a degree in Culinary Arts.”


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Rosanda Williams
Valencia College
2012 Michele Block Memorial Fund Scholarship Recitpient

“This scholarship will help me realize my goal of becoming a Research Chef with the skills and knowledge necessary to be a future leader in Food Research and Development.“


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Thomas Rodda
University of Minnesota
2012 Bill "Pops" Hahne Memorial Fund Scholarship Recipient

“I can't wait to use this award to further explore the Culinary Arts.”


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Kassandra Olivier
California State University-Pomona
2012 CuliNex Organic and Natural Foods Culinology® Scholarship Recipient

“With this scholarship, I'll be able to continue furthering my education in Culinology® and acquire the tools necessary to make my post-graduation endeavors a reality.”


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Yu-Shu Tseng
Orange Coast College
2012 Gum Technology Corporation Hydrocolloids Culinology® Scholarship Recipient

“This scholarship not only will help alleviate a financial burden, but also further motivate me to venture even more into hydrocolloid applications.”

 

The CEF is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and your gift may be deductible for tax purposes. Please consult your tax advisor.

For further information on CEF fundraising activities, please contact rca@culinology.org.