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25th Anniversary

Scholarship Opportunities

The Culinology® Education Foundation places great value on education.  Key to its mission is providing financial assistance in the form of scholarships to qualified students pursuing higher learning opportunities in Culinology®, culinary arts, and food science. Deserving students are awarded these scholarships each year and recognized at The RCA Conference. 

Scholarship applications for the 2020-2021 academic year have closed. Please check back in the fall for 2021-2022 scholarships. 

Michele Block Memorial Scholarship

micheleblock.jpgMichele Block This scholarship was created by RCA and Darifair Foods in 2006 to honor the memory of Michele Block. Block was a long-time member of the RCA and Vice President of Marketing for Darifiar Foods, one of RCA's founding sponsors. During her time on the Board of Directors, Block acted as the Associate representative. Her dedication to building the organization's successful partnership program, as well as helping to plan several annual conferences, has significantly advanced RCA's mission and contributed immeasurably to its many accomplishments. Read more about the founding of the Michele Block Memorial Scholarship. 

Tyson Foods Scholarship 

This scholarship was established in 2016 by Tyson Foods to create an opportunity for individuals to succeed in the discipline of Culinology® by providing financial assistance in the form of a $1,000 scholarship for qualified students enrolled in a culinary arts or food science program at a college or higher level. Preference may be given to RCA-approved Culinology® degree program students and/or those pursuing a degree with a meat science emphasis. 

BlueNalu Eat Blue™ Essay Contest

BlueNalu is offering a scholarship to the best student essay that answers, “What does it mean to you to Eat BlueTM?” Review the contest details and submit an entry here.

Please contact the Foundation at foundation@culinology.org or 312.321.6861 with any questions.