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2011 James Beard Foundation School Scholarships in USA: Culinary

James Beard is fondly remembered by friends and colleagues as a man who offered unstinting help and encouragement to people embarking on a culinary career. Upholding Beard’s legacy of culinary education and support through our scholarship program is an essential component of the James Beard Foundation’s mission. The Friends of James Beard Foundation Scholarships and the James Beard Foundation School Scholarships have been established to assist aspiring culinary professionals who plan to further their education at a licensed or accredited culinary school. Professional grants are also available for independent work, study and travel.

The James Beard Foundation’s education programs include continuing education classes, guided tastings, readings, conferences, children’s programs, scholarship opportunities for aspiring culinary students, work/study/travel grants for working professionals, and volunteer opportunities for current culinary students.

Scholarship Application Deadline: May 15, 2011

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James Beard Foundation Scholarship Program for Professional Work/Study Grant, USA

The James Beard Foundation offers the Jean-Louis Palladin Professional Work/Study Grant to enable qualified professional cooks and chefs to work with producers of food products at their source. The amount of the grant will be based on the time and expenses needed to complete a specific training plan. Covered expenses, up to $4,000, include travel to and from the internship location and income subsidies and living
expenses during the internship.

Applicants for the Jean-Louis Palladin Professional Work/Study Grant may select from one of the following internships or submit an original study plan, including curriculum details. Although the individuals or organizations listed have agreed to host Jean-Louis Palladin interns, applicants are encouraged to outline their own work/study plan and explore all possible options. Arranged internships must be taken at times mutually agreed upon by the applicant and suppliers. All internships must be taken within one year after they are awarded.

Scholarship Application Deadline:June 15, 2011

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