Scholarships

Niagara Falls Culinary Institute (NFCI) Scholarships

Deadline: Friday, March 6th 2020

Statler Foundation Scholarship (Spring 2020)

Paper application and available through the online scholarship system!

Award Amount: The maximum award for one academic year is $2,000 per student - current academic year is (Fall 2019/Spring 2020).

This scholarship is available for full-time students in their second year in one of the programs at NFCI. Funds from this scholarship are generously made available from the Statler Foundation and are based upon availability each semester. NCCC reserves the right to increase/decrease the actual dollar amount granted based upon the available funds from the Statler Foundation.

View the instructions on how to apply
Print and fill out the application to be included with the complete packet

Completed packets must be either be postmarked by the deadline date or hand delivered to the staff at NFCI or the Financial Aid office on the Sanborn campus.

ACF of Greater Buffalo in Memory of Bill Metzgar Scholarship

Apply online through the "AwardSpring Scholarship" System HERE

The American Culinary Federation of Greater Buffalo with Jamie Metzgar and ACF accredited NCCC / Niagara Falls Culinary Institute (NFCI), offers this scholarship for culinary and pastry arts students pursuing an associate’s degree at NFCI. The ACF of Greater Buffalo - in celebration of Bill Metzgar's Life and NFCI have established this scholarship for individuals looking to further their goals and future objectives. The ACF of Greater Buffalo - in celebration of Bill Metzgar's Life and NFCI are focused on fostering cooks and chefs with knowledge, skills and professionalism to high standards in the hospitality industry.   

NYS Federation of Home Bureau Scholarship 

Apply online through the "AwardSpring Scholarship" System HERE

Applicants must be enrolled full time in either the Culinary Arts or Baking and Pastry Arts curriculum and a Niagara County resident.

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Canada Family Culinary Schlp

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Applicants must be enrolled full time in one of the programs at NFCI

This scholarship is in honor of Jerry Canada Jr's father, Jerry G. Canada Sr., a beneficiary of a NCCC education, and aunt, Joan F. Canada. Although lacking any formal training in the culinary arts, both very much enjoyed the creative and social aspects that exist around a well prepared meal. Both individuals would be impressed by the Culinary Institute, its potential to have a positive impact on Niagara Falls and the opportunities it presents to students aspiring for a professional career in the foodservice industry. It is Jerry's hope that this scholarship will enable individuals who might not otherwise be able to attend the Institute an opportunity to do so with limited financial burden.

Nicholas A. DiCamillo Schlp

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Applicants must be enrolled in the Culinary Arts or Baking and Pastry Arts

Nicholas A. DiCamillo was actively involved in the DiCamillo Bakery from his youth until shortly before his death in 2001. Together with his brothers, sisters, and nephews he developed the small bakery from a small basement operation into a multi- store retail and wholesale bakery. The company eventually expanded into the national gourmet food market, and today, DiCamillo biscotti and cookies are sold throughout the country. Nicholas was a certified master baker. He is most remembered by his friends and family for his passion for life, a love for baking, and a firm belief in the goodness of mankind.

Pastry Chefs and Bakers Grant

The American Culinary Federation Education Foundation (ACFEF) and the American Academy of Chefs (AAC) are proud to support pastry chefs and bakers with the Grant for Pastry Chefs and Bakers from the AAC Ray & Gertrude Marshall Fund. Qualified recipients will receive half of their tuition fee or up to $500 upon successful completion of a continuing-education course in either pastry arts or baking within six months of the application date. Grant applications will be accepted throughout the year. Mail or email the completed application to: ACFEF, Attn: Professional Development Grant, 180 Center Place Way, St. Augustine, FL 32095, or educate@acfchefs.net.

Website http://www.acfchefs.org/ACF/Education/Scholarships

Red Coach Inn Scholarship

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Applicants must be enrolled full time in one of the programs at NFCI

Thomas Reese owns the Red Coach Inn in Niagara Falls NY. He and his wife, Susanne, believe that a strong work ethic, leveraged with education, is the key to a student's future success. They have established the Red Coach Inn Scholarship to help students achieve their goals in pursuing a degree in Culinary Curriculums.

Seneca Gaming Corporation Scholarship Fund

View the established criteria and instructions on how to apply.

Eligibility: Any current NCCC full-time student who is matriculated in any NCCC hospitality and tourism program, or high school senior, and who meets all of the attached criteria.

J. Ward Reid Jr. Memorial Scholarship

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J. Ward Reid was a local businessman from Lockport, NY, who was a stalwart supporter of education as a means toward a more prosperous life. Established in his memory by his family, the scholarship will continue his legacy of a strong work ethic, leveraged with education, while recognizing students in business related curriculums.

Applicants must be enrolled in one of the following degree or certificate programs:

Business Management Certificate, Business Accounting, Business Administration, Retail Business Management, Hospitality Management, Hospitality Operations Certificate or International Business.

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