Scholarship Award Application

Taste of Buffalo, Inc. in its continuing commitment to Western New York, is proud to offer a scholarship program for college-bound students in the eight counties of Western New York.
A total of three $500.00 scholarships and one $1,000.00 scholarship will be awarded and will be based on the criteria and terms described in the scholarship applications.

Three $500 scholarships will be awarded to students who will pursue a degree in the Foodservice or Hospitality industries such as Chef, Baking & Pastry Arts, Travel & Tourism, Hotel Management, etc.

Download the Taste of Buffalo Scholarship Application - PDF

One $1000 scholarship will be awarded in partnership with Tops Markets, to a student pursuing a degree in Culinary Arts/Culinary Arts Management such as Nutrition & Wellness, Holistic Nutrition, Food Entrepreneurship, Food Retail Operations, Restaurant Operations, Food Science, Dietetics, Food Stylist, Food Photography, etc.

Download the Tops Scholarship Application - PDF

IMPORTANT: Applicants, you may apply for either the Taste of Buffalo scholarships or the Tops Markets scholarship, not both. Please select the scholarship that best fits your career path.