Student Scholarships

Faculty Appointed Scholarships

Cascade Culinary Institute® (CCI) would like to encourage students to apply for scholarships, as this is a creative way to fund their education. Scholarships are currently available through the Elevation Gratuity Scholarship Fund (every term) and CCI Faculty Appointed Scholarship Fund (Fall only). In order to be considered to receive CCI scholarships, students are required to complete the below Application and Personal Budget Tool. The faculty committee meets on a quarterly basis and conducts a blind review process to select recipients. Awards will be announced by mid-term by the CCI Administrative Assistant. Applications need to be submitted by the close of the second week of the term by 5 PM on Friday. Students are highly encouraged to complete the FAFSA process prior to applying for culinary scholarships. Applications are required to be submitted to

Application (PDF)
Personal Budget Tool (Excel)

Industry Specific Scholarship Resources

We would like to also encourage CCI students to research scholarship information at the COCC Financial Aid website or via the COCC Scholarship Brochure. External scholarship offerings are also available for application through the below organizations:

COCC Scholarship Resources