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Les Dames d'Escoffier

Les Dames d'Escoffier Scholarship at the Institute of Culinary Education.Les Dames d’ Escoffier New York (LDNY) is an international organization of accomplished women professionals in the food, nutrition, wine, and hospitality industry. The primary goal of LDNY’s annual scholarship program is to encourage talented young women to become tomorrow’s leaders in the industry. LDNY’s mentorship program provides scholarship winners with additional support as they strive to advance in their chosen fields.

Applicants must reside in New York, New Jersey, or Connecticut and must have completed or be about to complete at least one module of higher education. You must be an active student between January 1 and March 26, 2016 in order to apply. Interested women students are invited to submit an application. The following instructions must be read carefully. Incomplete applications will be rejected.

To qualify send your completed 2 – page application along with your resume, official transcript, two letters of recommendation and an essay on how you plan to apply yourself in the culinary/pastry arts or culinary/hospitality management fields.

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• Four scholarships (1 awarded in each Program)
• Culinary Arts Program: $2,500
• Hospitality Management Program: $1,500
• Pastry & Baking Arts Program: $2,500
• Culinary Management Program: $1,500

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All applications must be filled out, scanned and sent to Jennifer Fallon, Dean of Students at

No applications can be sent directly to Les Dames d’ Escoffier. Only 1 program can be applied for/per applicant. Winners will be selected by mid-June, 2016. Only winners will be notified.