Cooking & Baking For Scholarships

Sharpen your knives and get ready to raise some dough!

Paul Smith’s College will host its annual Cooking for Scholarships® competition on Saturday, March 5, 2016. Participants will have the opportunity to demonstrate their acquired cooking skills and compete for scholarship funds, culinary tools, and cookbooks. The competition includes Culinary Arts and Baking contests with more than $24,000 in scholarships and prizes awarded!

If you are a talented high school senior or transfer student with less than 30 credits and interested in pursuing your education at Paul Smith’s College then we encourage you to join the competition! Applicants must be pursuing Culinary Arts or Baking degrees.

All applications must be completed and submitted by Monday, February 22, 2016. Late or incomplete applications will not be considered.

Start your registration here here!

In addition to the online registration, competitors must submit the following:

  1. One letter of recommendation. Recomendations should be culinary/baking related.
  2. A typed, one-page essay focused on one of the following prompts:

    Choice one: "A culinary or baking education is important to me because..."

    Choice two: "The reason I want to attend Paul Smith's College is..."

Your may submit these requirements to your admissions counselor or to the admissions office at

All applicants must meet the following requirements to be considered: 

  1. Currently enrolled as a high school senior or a transfer student from another college with less than 30 transferring credits.
  2. Be accepted into one of the Culinary Arts and Service Management BPS, Baking Arts and Service Management BPS, Culinary Arts AAS or Baking & Pastry Arts AAS degree programs at Paul Smiths College.You may apply for admission to Paul Smith’s College via our online application. If you have applied for admission but are unsure of your admissions status, please contact the Admissions Office at 800.421.2605


If you have questions, please contact the Admissions Office at or (800) 421-2605.


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