February 12, 2014 - 10:11am -- chartwel

Applications for the 2014 IFEC Foodservice Communication Scholarships are available at www.ifeconline.com .


  • A combination of your work experience and current and past education should indicated that you are preparing for a career in writing or public relations within the foodservice industry.  This is a key requirement.

A.  Examples of careers IFEC wishes to encourage through its scholarships:

  • Food writer/journalist for foodservice industry print and online publications
  • Public relations practitioner for restaurants, foodservice management companies, food producers, food marketing boards or culinary schools
  • Food photographer or food stylist working iwth foodservice accounts
  • Consultant or freelance writer providing marketing communications services for clients in foodservice
  • Communications specialist promoting and/or writing about nutrition as it relates to erstaurants, school foodservice and other foodservice outlets

B.  Examples of Careers that do not fit this niche include:

  • Chef
  • Chef-instructor
  • Caterer
  • Restauranteur
  • Hotelier

C.  Examples of studies and work experiences considered applicable:

  • Foodservice studies
  • Communication studies
  • Work experience

D.  You must be a full-time college student enrolled as of March 15, 2014 working toward an associate's, bachelor's or master's degree.  Enrollment must be in an      accredited post-secondary educational institution in the U.S.  Expected graduation date must be no earlier than January 1, 2015.

E.  You should have a strong academic record, good character references and demonstrate financial need.


Scholarship Amount: 
4 000.00
Journalism & Digital Media