Our competition for a special scholarship of up to 2000 EUR is now open!
You can submit your application not later than August 31, 2017.
The theme of the contest is 'Zero Waste Cooking'. We expect you to present your own recipe based on the idea and principles of the non-waste cooking and briefly describe what principles you have chosen, why you chose them and how you could encourage cooking without waste at your workplace (if you are working in a kitchen) or in your everyday life.
The contest is organized in two parts - presenting a recipe and writing an essay.
Part I – The Recipe – forms 50% of the grade
The recipe must be presented in a way that clearly shows your own input and personal contribution. It is up to you to decide, if you want to make a video, prepare a presentation, take pictures of the development steps or find other creative ways to present your recipe as detailed as possible.
The Recipe will be graded as follows: Theme (10%), Presentation/Media (30%), Recipe/Techniques (10%), Enthusiasm/Motivation (30%) and Originality (20%).
Just as a hint, we have experienced that videos can be really influential and the more visuals your application has, the more interesting it becomes.
Part II – The Essay – forms 50% of your grade
The essay should be on the following topic "Zero Waste Cooking in our Everyday Life"
You should further describe your reasons and motivation to choose the specific recipe, and discuss which of the zero waste principles are presented in your recipe and why. You will get bonus points if you share your ideas on how to encourage cooking without waste at your workplace (if you are working in a kitchen) or in your everyday life.
The better you explain your motivation and arguments, the closer you will be to winning the scholarship contest. The essay, as well as the recipe must be written in English.
The essay should be up to 700 words and not shorter than 350 words.
The essay will be graded as follow: Topic/ Interpretation of the given topic (10%), Enthusiasm/Motivation (20%), Originality (20%) and Writing skills (50%).
To be fair, we will give you 50% for the first part and 50% for the second part. This way, no matter if you are more into writing, or more into cooking and presenting your masterpiece, you still have equal chances to get to the top.
Please, send your materials to firstname.lastname@example.org, if your files are too big, feel free to use any file transfer service convenient to you (for example - dropbox, google drive, wetransfer.com, youtube.com (just for your video), etc.).
Deadline for sending your application is August 31, 2017 and the results will be announced after the opening of the new semester on September 18, 2017. Please make sure to submit your application for the Culinary Arts degree program as well, otherwise you risk missing the deadline for enrollment and respectively the chance to take advantage of the scholarship, as it can be granted to accepted students only. Both from and outside the EU interested in September 2017 or March 2018 intakes are eligible to participate in the competition.
Good luck and cook your heart out!