How to Enter the Gold Service Scholarship

We believe in finding the UK’s most promising talent and provide professional guidance to allow these people to truly flourish. Our scholars come from a wide variety of backgrounds and diverse culinary contexts. We only ask that:

• You are a minimum 22 and a maximum of 28 years of age on the closing date Monday 1 October 2018; born between 2 October 1989 and 1 October 1996
• You are employed full-time in food and beverage service, within any sector of the UK hospitality industry.
• You are available on all competition dates.

Before you start to complete your entry please ensure you read the competition details and the rules at You will be able to see what the entry requires, as well as the dates you will need to be available. When competing your entry, you must answer ALL of the questions.

If you exceed the age limit, we recommend that you consider applying for the Master of Culinary Arts (MCA)

If you are also considering entering the Annual Awards of Excellence, we recommend that you complete this Award before entering for the Gold Service Scholarship.

Applications to become the 2019 Gold Service Scholar will close on Monday 1st October.

Good luck with your application.