DOC COHEN FRANCHISING SCHOLARSHIP
This program will support the award of a $4,500 scholarship which includes a travel stipend of up to $1,500 to attend the IFA Annual Convention as well as a complimentary Convention registration. Scholarship candidates must be U.S. citizens enrolled in an accredited U.S. college or university, with a major or primary focus in one or more of these areas of study - business, finance, marketing, food service, hospitality, franchising, or entrepreneurship. Applicants must also submit a business plan up to 10 pages on a business concept.Scholarship window now closed. Check back in October 2023!
FRED DELUCA SCHOLARSHIP
The IFA Foundation and the Fred DeLuca Foundation have partnered to sponsor this educational scholarship. Created in memory of the co-founder of Subway, the competitive one-time scholarship award will provide financial assistance to students with studies in business/entrepreneurship or franchise management. Applicants must be U.S. citizens enrolled in an accredited college/university in the U.S. In addition to the one-time competitive $2,500 scholarship, the recipients will receive a complimentary registration to attend IFA’s Annual Convention and will receive a travel stipend (up to $1,500) to attend.Scholarship window now closed. Check back in October 2023!
STEWART AND JANE BAINUM FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP
The Foundation and the Stewart and Jane Bainum Fund of the Community Foundation have paired to sponsor this competitive $2,500 one-time award to be presented to four individuals annually. Additionally, the individuals selected will receive a complimentary registration to attend IFA's Annual Convention and will receive a travel stipend (up to $1,500) to attend. To be eligible for this one-time award, applicant must: (1) be enrolled in a U.S. accredited college of university with studies in business, hospitality, or franchise management, (2) have sophomore, junior or senior college class standing for the period of the scholarship, and (3) be a U.S. citizen. To access the scholarship application.Scholarship window now closed. Check back in October 2023!
IRL MARSHALL CFE SCHOLARSHIP
The Irl Marshall CFE scholarship is awarded as a stipend of $2,500. The total amount of this scholarship will be applied toward the tuition for programs offered for ICFE credit and must be used within a three-year period. Amounts not used within three years of the time of the award will be forfeited, returning into the general scholarship fund.Scholarship window now closed. Check back in November 2023!