Cooking Up Joy Scholarship

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Cooking Up Joy Scholarship

Food is definitely more than a resource of nourishment. It posses the power to heal and provide joy, comfort and connection and much more. Food can bring people from all walks of life together. Whether it is a good or bad time, there is one thing that connects all of us, and inspire us to explore more is delicious food. Budget Branders knows the importance of food in our lives and celebrates those who are dedicated to distributing quality food. That is why it has made possible this year a wonderful program named “Cooking Up Joy Scholarship”. This program is glad to invite all US citizens entering or attending a university, college, or trade school in the United States as a full-time student.

Good food is not only our basic need but also an opportunity for socialization and interaction. Our food reflects a part of our culture and inspires us to share it with others and immerse in others’ culture. This company believes that building a connection to food via home-cooked meals is equally as vital as applauding a meal from a local restaurant. And with this belief, it has designed this program that encourages students to embrace healthy cooking habits and find their own sense of joy and connection to food. It will not only give students financial support but inspire them to find more time and put more efforts into their daily cooking and build a relationship with food.

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Brief Description

Get quick information through this table:

Organization Budget Branders
Educational Level University, college, or trade school students
Subjects All
Amount $1,000
Access Mode Online
Number of Awards N/A
City Hudsonville
Nationality Domestic
Country United States
Application Deadline August 31, 2021
Application Fee N/A
Requirements Transcript, photo of prepared food and description of the meal

Who May Be Eligible

Please check out these requirements before proceeding application process:

  • All US citizens entering or attending a university, college, or trade school in the United States as a full-time student are eligible;
  • Applicants do not have to be a culinary student to apply.
  • This scholarship is open to students of any and every major. Applicants must maintain a GPA of 3.0 or above to be eligible.

How to Apply

Applicants need to complete an online application form. Besides form, they are requested to cook a meal and put their own creative spin on the meal. Students will need to take a picture of the meal they cook along with a write up their ingredients and cooking directions together with an explanation on why they chose the meal they did. Please send a photo of the meal you cooked. Meals will be judged based on plate presentation, creativity, and the level of care and detail added to the write-up.

Supporting Documents

Please following documents to

  • A completed scholarship application form
  • A photo of the prepared meal
  • A description of the meal along with why the meal was chosen, the ingredients, and instructions
  • A certified copy of the student’s transcript


The winners of the Cooking Up Joy Scholarship will get $1,000 to be used for school tuition and other educational expenses. The $1,000 check will be sent to the recipient’s school.  This is a contribution to the educational expenses of worthy candidates. Winners can ease up the burden of their study-related expenses without any dependency on loan.

Application Deadline

Applications are open until August 31, 2021. Please send your entry as early as possible since the late application will not be considered.

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Indu has been educator since last 10 years. She can find all kind of scholarship opportunities in the USA and beyond. She also teach college courses online to help students become better. She is one of the very rare scholarship administrator and her work is amazing.