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 1, 2014. 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 one 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 Friday, February 17, 2014. Late or incomplete applications will not be considered.

To apply, download the application packet and submit all materials to:

Office of Admissions
Paul Smith’s College
PO Box 265, Routes 86 & 30
Paul Smiths, New York 12970

Or FAX to:

Office of Admissions (518) 327-6016

Applicant Requirements

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, 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
  3. Must have prior culinary experience. Experience is defined as enrollment in a BOCES, Technical Center, or Culinary Program in High School or at least one full year of culinary experience in a non-fast food operation.


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


Paul Smith's College
7833 New York 30
Paul Smiths, NY 12970

(518) 327-6227
(800) 421-2605



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