National ProStart Scholarships

Have a burning passion for the culinary arts? Want to further your education to ensure success? Interested in a rewarding career in the restaurant and foodservice industry? The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation offers a variety of merit-based scholarships to students who desire an education and career in the foodservice industry.


Meeting your educational and career goals can be quite a challenge, especially with the competition you’ll be up against as you build your way up. The NRAEF recognizes the challenges that students face, which is why they offer merit-based scholarships to qualifying students. Starting at $2500, the scholarships cover a diverse range of career paths that you can take in the restaurant industry. Without sounding too cliche, the possibilities are endless.