Scholarship Amount

Application Deadline
Friday, February 26, 2021

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Scholarship Description

Goya has a long-standing history of giving back to the community. Through the Goya Gives program, the company has supported initiatives that help strengthen the development and growth of youth and educational systems.

Goya believes that every student should have the opportunity and access to education.

Every year, the Goya Scholarship Program rewards four (4) students with $20,000 scholarships to pursue a Culinary Arts or Food Sciences degree including but not limited to: Food Science, Nutritional Sciences, Nutrition and Dietetics, etc.

Criteria for Eligibility
  • Have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent)
  • Be a U.S. Citizen, legal permanent resident, or eligible non-U.S. Citizen (DACA recipients are eligible)
  • Plan to enroll full-time starting in the next academic year (2021-2022) in a degree seeking program at a two-year or four-year U.S. accredited institution 
  • Must be obtaining first undergraduate degree
  • Must be entering as freshman and majoring in culinary arts or food sciences
  • Must be willing to complete 10 hours of community service per month while receiving funding. This activity will be tracked by Scholarship America®.
  • Applicants are required to submit an essay response to the following prompt: "Please explain how Goya has enriched your family traditions."

Scholarship Categories
Dietetics | First Year | Food Science | Hospitality Management and Tourism | Human Nutrition | Undergraduate