Cheese Industry Scholarships
There are a number of industry scholarships available for members of the American Cheese Society community, offering enhanced educational opportunities in the United States and beyond. If you are a cheese professional looking for a great scholarship opportunity, we encourage you to check these out!
We hope this list is comprehensive. However, if you offer a scholarship for cheese professionals in the ACS community that is not included below, please contact us with details.
ACS Conference Scholarships
Each year, the American Cheese Society, in conjunction with the American Cheese Education Foundation and the John Crompton Memorial Scholarship Fund, awards full and partial scholarships to cheesemakers, retailers, students, and local chefs to attend the Annual ACS Conference and Competition.
Full scholarship recipients receive four nights’ hotel accommodation in the conference host city, up to $600 toward travel expenses (reimbursed upon submission of a post-conference essay), and a complimentary conference registration. Partial Scholarship Recipients receive a complimentary conference registration.
The scholarship application period for the 2018 ACS Conference & Competition in Pittsburgh, PA is now open! Download your application and submit it no later than March 31.
The Facebook “Cheese Study Group” is offering scholarships for cheese professionals in two categories in 2018:
1: ACS CCP Exam candidate(s) – expenses to take the 2018 ACS CCP Exam and attend the 2018 ACS Conference in Pittsburgh. (Up to $1900 US for each scholarship)
2. ACS CCP(s), in good standing – expenses to attend the 2018 ACS Conference in Pittsburgh. (Up to $1400 US for each scholarship)
Scholarship entries must be submitted no later than 4/15/2018 and scholarships will be announced 4/30/2018. All donations to support this scholarship should be made by 4/30/2018.