The BC Hospitality Foundation has several scholarships available for individuals in the hospitality industry throughout BC. Deadlines and application criteria vary.

Are you ready to apply for a BCHF scholarship?

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Do you have the required criteria ready to go? (Cover letters, references, your resume, certificates)

See the descriptions below… and tell those you know to apply!

Industry Scholarship

Up to three Industry Scholarships are available annually for children of hospitality workers who have worked in the industry for 5+ years. This is a legacy scholarship to support families in the industry.

Applications OPEN all year.

Sommelier Scholarship

These scholarships are sponsored by Sunrock VineyardsHester Creek Estate Winery, Da Silva Vineyards and Winery,  Dark Horse Estate Winery and Andrew Peller Import Agency. They are an opportunity for hospitality workers to increase their wine knowledge through schooling. Up to 10 $1000.00 scholarships are awarded every year.

Applications NOW CLOSED.

Culinary Scholarship

Up to five culinary scholarships are awarded in partnership with the Chefs’ Table Society of BC each fall. The Chef’s Table Society of BC selects the students and the Foundation funds the scholarships.

Applications NOW CLOSED.

Hospitality Scholarship

We do not take applications for the Hospitality Scholarship. We fund the scholarships and recipients are chosen by respective program deans, chairs and faculty from each eligible post-secondary institution from students who are enrolled in their second or fourth year of study and are at least 19 years old.

It you attend any of the following Post-Secondary Institutions you are eligible! Check with your school, nominations are NOW CLOSED.

  • Camosun College
  • Capilano University
  • College of the Rockies
  • Douglas College
  • North Island College
  • Fairleigh Dickinson University
  • Royal Roads University
  • Selkirk College
  • Thompson Rivers University
  • University of the Fraser Valley
  • University of Victoria
  • Vancouver Island University

The Greg King Scholarship

The Greg King Scholarship is a result of the collaboration between the BC Hospitality Foundation and Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts. The King Family offers an exclusive $1,500 scholarship to students that are passionate about cooking!

Read more about this scholarship and how to apply at the Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts.

Applications NOW CLOSED.

The Chef Nik Lim Scholarship

The Chef Nik Lim Scholarship was created to honour the memory of Chef Nik Lim. Nessa Van Bergen and Chef Dino Renaerts initiated the scholarship as a tribute to their colleague, One of the brightest lights on Vancouver’s culinary scene who passed away in July 2019 at a young age. This is ONE yearly scholarship in the amount of $2,000.

Applications NOW CLOSED.