Culinary Education Scholarship Fund

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The Outer Banks Restaurant Association (OBRA) Scholarship Program is offered to Dare County High School graduating students aspiring to enter a career in the Culinary Arts. If you have a strong academic record, good character references and a compelling interest in the Culinary Arts including pastry, baking, restaurant management, dietetics, nutrition, food science and related studies we urge you to apply for this scholarship.

…now accepting applications for Spring 2015
Qualifying applicants should submit the enclosed application to
The Outer Banks Restaurant Association
PO Box 2283
Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948

Winner(s) will be announced in May 2015.

For an Application
Applications must be complete, including an official transcript from your current school or institution last attended; 2 letters of recommendation from a teacher, guidance counselor, supervisor, or culinary professional familiar with your skills; and an essay about why you have chosen to pursue a career in a culinary field and what your goals are.
The OBRA Scholarship award amount is determined annually by the Outer Banks Restaurant Association. Currently, the OBRA Scholarship award amount is up to $1,000.

SPRING 2012 AWARD

Congratulations to Mary Quinn
on her $1000 grant award

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Mary will be attending the University of Wilmington in September 2012, pursuing her degree in Nutrition Science. She was awarded this scholarship based on her outstanding character, civic involvement, tight ties in returning to the Outer Banks after completing her degree and her academic performance throughout her career at Manteo High School.
We are so proud of Mary and her accomplishments and are confident she will serve as a shining example of what hard work, moral character, and exceptional work ethics can do for a young person looking to better themselves. Congratulations to Mary and her parents and family on this outstanding achievement!!

SPRING 2013 AWARD(s)

Congratulations to:
Kayla Jarvis
of Kitty Hawk, NC
on her $750 grant award
Kayla is enrolled in Johnson & Wales University in Charlotte, NC and pursuing her culinary degree.

William Holmes
of Southern Shores, NC
on his $500 grant award
William is enrolled in the Art Institute of Charleston Culinary School and pursuing his culinary degree.

Mary Quinn
of Wanchese, NC
on her $1000 grant award
Mary is enrolled at UNC Wilmington and pursuing her degree in Nutritional Sciences.

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SPRING 2014 AWARD(s)

Congratulations to:
Ann Jernigan
of Kill Devil Hills, NC
on her $1000 grant award
Ann is enrolled in Johnson & Wales University in Charlotte, NC and pursuing her culinary degree.

Mary Quinn
of Wanchese, NC
on her $1000 grant award
Mary is enrolled at UNC Wilmington and pursuing her degree in Nutritional Sciences.

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