WCR Scholarship and Internships

WCR is an education-centric professional organization. Each year, WCR awards unique culinary learning opportunities to its members seeking to ensure their career growth and goals are accomplished.  Our scholarship and internship opportunities are hosted by our annual partners all over the world across all fields of the hospitality industry.

WCR receives hundreds of applications, culinary scholarship and internship requests from members globally. WCR and its Scholarship partners have awarded over 400+ opportunities to members. In general, WCR welcomes all culinary and hospitality professionals representing every industry segment and role to apply for opportunities. Some opportunities are Member Only and are designated in the opportunity listing.

 

Scholarships made possible with the support of Grubhub and RestaurantHER


The WCR Scholarship Program represents the true spirit of the organization – it exemplifies the WCR mission “to promote and enhance the education advancement and connection of women in the culinary industry.

- Janis McLean, Executive Chef, Seasons Culinary Services.

Current Culinary Scholarship & Internship Opportunities


Recently Awarded Scholarships


2018 Hands-On Indoor Gardening Experience – Shannel Winkel

2018 SHARPEN! A Culinary Business Workshop – Dara Lyubinsky, Anne Andrus

2018 Farm to Table Peanut Harvest Tour – Amy Casey, Elieke Demmer, Lisa Dorfman, Patricia Howard, Melinda McIsaac, Roberta Pipito, Rachel Quenzer, Gerri (Gigi) Wilson

2018 Tinhorn Creek Vineyards “A Crush that Won’t Break Your Heart” – Rebecca House

2018 River Cafe Experience the Taste of Terroir – Daisy Hollender

2017 Master The Art & Science of Sous-Vide – Francine Mar

2017 Trail Celebrity Chef Anita Lo – Mikala Brennan

2017 Bread and Art: Baking Your Way to Community—Sponsored by the Bread Bakers Guild of America – Kenna Nelson

2017 Trail Celebrity Chef Nora Pouillon – Kimber Ashley

2017 One Year Scholarship at SAIT – MinJoo Son

2017 The Barbara Lazaroff Future Leader in Hospitality Scholarship provides one student a $5000 scholarship to attend the Cornell University School of Hotel Administration – Helen Chen. WCR is grateful to Restaurateur, Designer and Philanthropist Barbara Lazaroff for her generous support.

2016 Barbara Lazaroff WCR Future Leader in Hospitality – Tenzin Menlek

2016 Master The Art & Science of Sous-Vide – Daniela Hurtado Castro

2016 Trail Celebrity Chef Anita Lo – Minal Gill

2016 One Year Scholarship at SAIT – Alyssa Van’t Hof

2016 Nimans Ranch – Sustainable Farm to Plate scholarship – Rachael Newmyer and Grace Gonzalez

2016 USPCA Personal Chef Conference – Tracey Crawford

Recently Ended Scholarships

ACF Advanced Professional Cooking Class
American Culinary Federation

Hands-On Indoor Gardening Experience
Indoor Organic Gardens of Poughkeepsie

Sharpen! A Culinary Business Workshop to Give You the Edge
Chef Deb Cantrell

Farm-to-Table Peanut Harvest Tour Scholarship
Southern Peanut Growers

#WomenSpeak: Curating the Future of Food Conference Package to WCR National Conference 2018
WinSport in Honor of Chef Liana Robberecht

#WomenSpeak: Curating the Future of Food Conference Package to WCR National Conference 2018
Sysco Canada

Spence Farm Foundation Bread Camp
Spence Farm Foundation

Versatile Whole Grain Dough Bread Bakers Guild Workshop
Bread Bakers Guild of America

One Year Scholarship at SAIT
SAIT Polytechnic and Women Chefs & Restauranteurs

A Peek Behind the Scenes at the Modernist Cuisine Cooking Lab
The Modernist Cuisine Lab

River Cafe Experience the Taste of Terroir
River Cafe and Sal Howell

Tinhorn Creek Vineyards. A CRUSH that won’t break your heart…
Tinhorn Creek Vineyards, and Sandra Oldfield

#People.Purpose.Passion. #ThePathwaytoSuccess Conference Package to WCR Calgary Conference, September 16, 2017
WinSport

A Peek Behind the Scenes at the Modernist Cuisine Cooking Lab Sponsored by: The Modernist Cuisine Lab
The Modernist Cuisine Lab

Gardens of Poughkeepsie Sponsored by: Indoor Organic Gardens of Poughkeepsie
Indoor Organic Gardens of Poughkeepsie

One Year Scholarship at SAIT Sponsored by: SAIT Polytechnic and Women Chefs & Restauranteurs
SAIT Polytechnic and Women Chefs & Restauranteurs

Trail Celebrity Nora Pouillon Hosts: Chef & Restaurateur Nora Pouillon, Washington, DC New Morning Farm (Hustontown, PA) or The Farm at Sunny Side (Washington, VA)

Bread and Art – Baking Your Way To Community Sponsored by: Bread Bakers Guild of America
Bread Bakers Guild of America

Master the Art & Science of Sous-Vide Sponsored by: CREA – Culinary Research and Education Academy
CREA – Culinary Research and Education Academy

Trail Celebrity Chef Anita Lo Sponsored by: Chef & Restaurateur Anita Lo – Annisa, NYC
Chef & Restaurateur Anita Lo – Annisa, NYC

$5K towards Pastry & Baking Arts Diploma Program at ICE
Institute of Culinary Education (ICE)

Live Your Dream… Master How to Successfully Launch Your Own Culinary Business!
Institute of Culinary Education (ICE)

StarChefs International Chefs Congress Stage
International Chefs Congress (ICC) by StarChefs

Make Your Mark in the Culinary Media -StarChefs Editorial Internship
StarChefs.com

$10,000 towards a degree at the Culinary Institute of America (CIA)

Score Sustainable Meat Secrets About Farm To Plate

USPCA Personal Chef Conference

Star Chefs – Marketing Internship

Star Chefs – Editorial Internship

Star Chefs – Events Intern

Star Chefs – Design Intern

Star Chefs – Photography Intern

Bread Baking Internship

Momofuku Milk Bar

Many Fold Farms

Washington Square Hotel

Ann Cooper’s ‘Healthy School Lunch’

ICC: Italian Experience – New York Campus

Professional Culinary Arts Evening Program

ICC: Professional Pastry Arts Evening Programs – NY Campus

ICC: The Italian Experience – California Campus

ICC: Professional Pastry Arts Program – California Campus

ICC: Intensive Sommelier Training