We are excited to extend the deadline date for the 2021 Les Dames d’Escoffier San Antonito Chapter Scholarship Applications to June 15, 2021.

Annual scholarships are awarded to eligible women pursuing an education in agriculture, beverage, food, or hospitality.

(Examples of educational opportunities being pursued include – but not limited to – Culinary Arts, Cicerone Certification, Viticulture or Viniculture, Distillation, and Nutrition-Dietician, Food Science, Restaurant-Hotel Management….)

MEDIA CONTACT: Hannah Menger, Scholarship Chair, 210-834-0729 or

March 15, 2021

LDEI San Antonio Now Accepting Scholarship Applications

The San Antonio chapter of Les Dames d’Escoffier International (LDEI) is now accepting scholarship applications from San Antonio area women who are currently pursuing a post-high school education in the food/culinary arts, wine, hospitality or agriculture industries. The women’s professional organization will award up to $33,500 in scholarships for the 2021-2022 school year.

Applicants must demonstrate financial need, attend an accredited institution, and currently maintain a cumulative 3.0 grade point grade average. Scholarships are limited to women who are current residents of San Antonio, Bexar County and its contiguous counties. 

The scholarship application is available online at, and in the financial aid offices of many area schools. 

Past scholarship recipients have included students attending the University of The Incarnate Word, St. Philip’s College, Johnson & Wales University, The Culinary Institute of America, and other higher education institutions.

Completed applications should be postmarked no later than June 15, 2021 and mailed to Les Dames d’Escoffier Scholarship, c/o Hannah Menger, P.O. Box 15302, San Antonio, TX 78212.

Successful scholarship recipients will be notified no later than May 31, 2021. Funds will be sent directly to the scholarship winners’ educational institutions no later than September 1, 2021.

For more information, contact Hannah Menger at (210) 834-0729 or

About Les Dames d’Escoffier San Antonio

Les Dames d’Escoffier San Antonio (LDEI-SA) is a chapter of LDEI International, a nonprofit association of professional women in the food, wine, hospitality and agriculture industries around the world. The organization is dedicated to assisting others through scholarships, education, advocacy and philanthropy.

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