W. Price Jr. Memorial Scholarship

W. Price Jr. Memorial Scholarship

Each year the Texas Restaurant Association awards the W. Price Jr. Memorial scholarship to students with a growing passion for the foodservice industry. The scholarship is named for W. Price Jr., the first executive director of the Texas Restaurant Association who served from 1953 until 1974.

Seven scholarships for $1,000 are awarded to graduating high school students attending a post-secondary culinary program and students currently enrolled in a post-secondary culinary program. 

To apply complete the 2017 application.

Questions? Email Jerrica Deloney

Thank you to the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation for providing a matching grant to support this scholarship. 

For more scholarship opportunities visit the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation page.


Congratulations to the 2016 W. Price Jr. Memorial Scholarship Recipients!

Savana Autrey | Vista Ridge High School
Will be attending Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts - Austin

Micah Cohn | Victory Early College High School
Will be attending Stephen F. Austin State University

Jazlyn Hernandez | Wylie High School
Will be attending The Art Institute of Houston

Shannon Knapp | The Woodlands High School
Will be attending Johnson & Wales University - Providence, RI

Mason Matias
Currently attending the University of Texas at Austin

Madeline Rodriguez | Lubbock High School
Will be attending the Culinary Institute of America - San Antonio

Taylor Zebendon | Royse City High School
Will be attending El Centro College