Education and Scholarships


HSCA High School Culinary Scholarship

The American Culinary Federation High Sierra Chefs Association (ACF HSCA) Scholarship is awarded to any Nevada high school student wishing to enroll in the Culinary Arts programs and Food Processing Technology programs at Truckee Meadows Comunity College (TMCC).  This scholarship is only eligable to Nevada high school students who have graduated high school in the Spring and would like to attend the culinary Arts Program at TMCC in the fall semester of the same year.   


HSCA Professional Development Scholarship

The HSCA Professional Development Scholarship is offered to qualifying members of the ACF High Sierra Chefs Association as a opportunity to enhance their careers through professional developmental opportunities and continuing education.  It also allows for the further advancement of skills and educational learning opportunities for the general membership through seminars provided by the recipient(s) of this scholarship.  For details on how to apply or general questions about this scholarship please contact the HSCA at

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Paul Kasper Memorial Scholarship at TMCC

The Paul Kasper Scholarship at TMCC is administered in the fall semester and the spring semester each year.  Students from a  junior college or students already attending TMCC and have declared Culinary Arts as their primary degree are eligable to apply for this scholarship. For details on how to apply or general questions about this scholarship please contact the HSCA at Click here for Scolarship Information



Continuing Education Hours or CEH's are classes for professionals, students and the public to learn new ideas, techniques, skills and products pertaining to the culinary industry.  Professional members here is your chance to get some CEH's to help keep up your certification and for students and the public to attend fantastic demos on a vast variety of topics in our industry.  All CEH classes will be listed on our upcoming events page with the presenter, topic, date, time, location and duration of the class.  If you have any questions or if you have a idea for a class please contact the HSCA at