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Hospitality Scholarships

Students can apply for one of several scholarships specifically for sustainable hospitality management majors. CSUMB also offers a wide variety of scholarship opportunities which can be found at the Financial Aid Website.


  • B.S. Sustainable Hospitality Management major
  • Sophomore, junior or senior year academic standing
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Good academic standing - 2.5 GPA or higher
  • Two page (maximum) statement addressing how this scholarship will help achieve academic and professional goals; students are encouraged to address any obstacles they have overcome and how that has shaped their character/value system.

National Restaurant Association Education Foundation (NRAEF)

  • Monterey County Hospitality Association (up to $2500)
  • Ted J. Balestreri & Bert P. Cutino Scholarship
  • David Armanasco Scholarship
  • Scott Vandenberg Scholarship
  • Carol Chorbajian Scholarship
  • Cal Stamenov Scholarship
  • Anthony Narigi Hospitality Scholarship Fund

These scholarships are available to assist students pursuing degrees in hotel management, culinary studies, wine and other hospitality fields. Priority goes to Monterey County residents, followed by students from anywhere in California and then those elsewhere in the United States.

NRAEF Scholarship InformationNRAEF Application Process

California Restaurant Association Scholarships

  • CRA Foundation
  • David C Tallichet, Jr. /Specialty Restaurants Corp. (SRC)
  • Guy Fieri Cooking with Kids

Additional Scholarship Resources

‚ÄčEach year, the Foundation awards dozens of scholarships to deserving high school seniors and undergraduate students who dream of pursuing higher education to study the restaurant, foodservice and hospitality industries, as well as to instructors who want to continue their education.

CRAF Scholarship Info and Application

Sustainable Hospitality Management BS

(831) 582-5314