ACI SCHOLARSHIPS

Arizona Culinary Institute awards scholarships to students who have achieved academic excellence, have been recognized for culinary achievements, and/or are distinguished career changers. Accepted students can contact the Financial Aid department to obtain an application for consideration.

CULINARY MERIT SCHOLARSHIP

The Culinary Merit Scholarship is for applicants who excelled in High School or College. The applicant must submit a written essay along with High School or College transcripts. For those applicants using culinary experience, courses, seminars or workshops, submission of certificates of achievement may replace transcripts. Award amounts for the Culinary Merit Scholarship range from $500 to $5000. Applications for the Culinary Merit Scholarship are available in the Financial Aid Office. The applicant must be enrolled to receive this scholarship. The conditions of this award are that you maintain a 2.0 grade point average during Basics I and Basics II courses (instruction block 1). If the student does not complete the program, the scholarship amount will be prorated based on time attended.

PROFESSIONAL CULINARY SCHOLARSHIP

The Professional Culinary Scholarship is for applicants who are looking to change careers and join the culinary profession. The applicant must submit a written narrative about their culinary career goals and how attending Arizona Culinary Institute will help them obtain those goals. The Professional Culinary Scholarship is offered as a tuition reduction up to $2000. Applications for the Professional Culinary Scholarship are available in the Financial Aid Office. The applicant must be enrolled to receive this scholarship. The conditions of this award are that you maintain a 2.0 grade point average during Basics I and Basics II (instruction block 1). If the student does not complete the program, the scholarship amount will be prorated based on the time attended.

Online Scholarship Application

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ACI encourages students to look outside the Institute for scholarship programs that may help fund their educational expenses as well. Here is a list of few suggested websites that may be helpful in your search for scholarships:

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