Over $20,000 in Scholarships were awarded for the 2016-2017 school year. Applications are NOW available now on this site. Attention all applicants: Please read application carefully. In order for your application to be accepted for review, it must be filled out completely with all necessary attachments and post marked by deadline. Thank you!
February 13, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
$15,000 in Scholarships Available
The San Antonio chapter of Les Dames d’Escoffier International (LDEI) is now accepting scholarship applications for post-high school studies in the 2017-2018 school year. The financial program is designed to assist San Antonio area women who are pursuing an education in the food/culinary arts, wine, hospitality and agriculture industries. This year, the organization has earmarked $15,000 for the scholarships.
Past scholarships have been awarded to women attending the University of The Incarnate Word, St. Philip’s College, Johnson & Wales University, The Culinary Institute of America, and other higher education institutions.
To be eligible for the award, applicants must demonstrate financial need, attend an accredited institution, and currently maintain a cumulative 3.0 grade point grade average. Scholarships are limited to women who are current residents of San Antonio, Bexar County and its contiguous counties.
Completed applications must be postmarked no later than April 15, 2017 and addressed to Les Dames d’Escoffier Scholarship, c/o Diana Barrios Treviño, P.O. Box 15302, San Antonio, TX 78212.
Successful scholarship recipients will be notified no later than May 31, 2017. Funds will be sent directly to the scholarship winner’s educational institution no later than September 1, 2017.
LDEI is a non-profit international association of women with successful careers in food, wine, hospitality and agriculture. The group is dedicated to assisting others through scholarships, education, advocacy and philanthropy.
LES DAMES D’ESCOFFIER, INTERNATIONAL
SAN ANTONIO CHAPTER