25th Anniversary

BlueNalu Eat Blue™ Essay scholarship - DEADLINE EXTENDED to March 4!

BlueNalu’s mission is to be the global leader in cellular aquaculture, providing consumers with great tasting, healthy, safe and trusted cell-based seafood products that support the sustainability and diversity of our ocean.

A key element of BlueNalu’s mission is to promote the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), particularly SDG 14.  The Eat Blue™ educational platform, sponsored by BlueNalu, supports SDG 14 by celebrating life below water and the people who make a difference. It is a multimedia campaign for exploring the depths of ocean optimism and seafood sustainability to connect consumers to the stories that matter. It is a community dedicated to sustainability and conserving ocean biodiversity.

BlueNalu is offering a scholarship to the best student essay that answers, “What does it mean to you to Eat BlueTM?” Essay details can be found here. First prize is $750, second is $450, third prize is $300. Any active RCA student member pursuing a two-year or four-year degree in Culinary Arts or Food Science, with a graduation date of 2021 or beyond, is eligible. If you have a question on eligibility, please forward to

Essay entries are due no later than Friday, March 4, 2021. Essays should be submitted online here. A panel of judges from BlueNalu and the Culinology® Education Foundation will judge the entries. The top three essays will be invited to make a presentation to the judges during RCA+ in March, 2021. The winning essay will receive $750, second place receives $450 and third place receives $300.

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