Who qualifies for the ldei austin scholarship?
The Les Dames Austin chapter awards annually two types of scholarships to women in the food, fine beverage, or hospitality industry: 1) Scholarships for those currently enrolled in culinary school and 2) Beyond-the-classroom stipends for working professionals pursuing advanced certifications and career development opportunities. The open application period for 2019 opens May 27 and closes August 31.
To date, the Austin chapter of Les Dames has awarded more than $85,000 in scholarships to women pursuing excellence in their respective fields. Examples include attending the TEXSOM Sommelier Conference or applying to take the American Cheese Society Certified Cheese Professional Exam. Are you currently in our industry and have a dream for educational development you have yet to pursue? This is for you!
The application period for 2019 scholarships and stipends will reopen in May 2019. Please check back and follow Instagram (@ldeiatx) for more information on how to apply.