If you’re a student currently pursuing a career in the foodservice or the hospitality industry, then applications for the Michael Birchenall Scholarship Fund are currently open. This Scholarship offers the winner a cash prize of $500 which they can use to help them get further in their pursuit for a career in the culinary industry. So if you’re a high school senior or a college student currently enrolled in a hospitality program in Maryland, Washington DC, Virginia or Delaware, then make sure you don’t miss out on this Scholarship.
The food service or the hospitality industry in one of the most underrated and underappreciated industries in the world. It comes along with its sets of problems and challenges. And in order to overcome some of these obstacles, The Restaurant Association of Maryland & Michael Birchenall have come forth with the Michael Birchenall Scholarship Fund to not only encourage students to pursue a career in this industry but also help the ones who are already pursuing a career in one.
Michael Birchenall was once the editor of a Mid-Atlantic magazine for the hospitality and foodservice industry. Michael Birchenall is also remembered as the man who gave immense support and encouragement to students who were looking to make a career in the foodservice industry. This Scholarship is available to high school seniors and current college students and is awarded to students pursuing culinary, food service, or hospitality-related programs.
Make sure you go through the table below for relevant information:
|Organization||The Restaurant Association of Maryland|
|Educational Level||High school senior or college students|
|Number of Awards||1|
Who May Be Eligible
To be eligible for this scholarship fund the aspiring candidate must be a Maryland resident.
- Applicants must be high school senior or college student.
- They can be a corporate instructor/Hospitality industry professional or pursuing hospitality-related coursework. The requirements are:
- A minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 (High School and College Students Only)
- A minimum of 400 hours documented industry experience (High School and College Students Only)
- A minimum of 1500 hours documented industry experience (Instructors, Teachers and Industry Applicants only)
How to Apply
The students need to go online and fill out an application form before the deadline to be considered for this Scholarship.
The winners of the Michael Birchenall Scholarship Fund will receive a cash prize of $500 that they can use to help them in their journey.
The application deadlines vary for the scholarship. Applications are currently open.