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Applications Accepted Year Round

The supporting documentation required with an application includes:

  • Résumé

  • High School Transcript, or GED, or the equivalent

  • Brief biographical sketch outlining your culinary experiences to date and why you have chosen Stratford Chefs School (500-750 words)

Supporting documentation can be uploaded on the application form, or can be submitted to admin@stratfordchef.com

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2020 Applications

32-Week Professional Diploma with Cook Apprenticeship (if eligible)*

Orientation begins October 13, 2020 | Classes begin October 20, 2020.

2020 CANADIAN STUDENT APPLICATION

2020 INTERNATIONAL STUDENT APPLICATION

 

Announced August 10, 2020:

2020 CANADIAN STUDENT APPLICATION + THE BRUCE HOTEL SCHOLARSHIPFOR EMERGING BIPOC CHEFS application

 

The Bruce Hotel Scholarship for Emerging BIPOC Chefs is both need- and merit-based and will be awarded to one Canadian BIPOC student entering Stratford Chefs School each year, beginning in 2020, and will cover the full cost of tuition for the 32-week professional program.

In addition to satisfying our admission criteria above, interested applicants are required to submit the following documents to support their Scholarship application*:

1. A written statement (500-1000 words) detailing the following:

i) How the scholarship will make a difference in your career trajectory.

ii) Your previous community involvement. Preference will be given to students who demonstrate a commitment to the BIPOC community through volunteerism, activism, and/or involvement with BIPOC student groups.

iii) Any other information that may assist in determining your eligibility including, but not limited to, a brief description of your financial situation.

2. One letter of reference in support of your application from an academic or culinary source such as a course instructor, academic advisor, supervising chef.

3. One letter of reference in support of your application from an individual familiar with your personal achievements, community participation and/or volunteer activities and other contributions.

* Note: If you have already applied / enrolled for Level 1 2020 intake, and would like to apply for this new Scholarship, you may send the required supporting documents as PDF attachments to Program Manager Randi Rudner by email to: rrudner@stratfordchef.com.

 

Deadline for 2020 Scholarship applications is Tuesday, September 1, 2020.

Applicants will be informed of the award decision by email, no later than Monday, September 14, 2020.

Read more about Scholarships, Bursaries and Financial Aid

READ MORE ABOUT THIS SCHOLARSHIP

2021 Applications

16-Week Diploma

Classes start June 2021

32-Week Professional Diploma with Cook Apprenticeship (if eligible)*

Classes start October 2021

2021 CANADIAN STUDENT APPLICATION

2021 INTERNATIONAL STUDENT APPLICATION

 

*While we accept applications from International students, the focus of our 32-Week Professional Diploma with Cook Apprenticeship (if eligible) is on Canadian students.

 

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What Sets Stratford Chefs School Apart

 

 

Innovative Program

Our unique program model is method-based, hands-on, experiential, work-integrated learning.

High Quality Program

An enriched, immersive curriculum with exceptional standards and small classes.

Expert Instructors

Our approachable Chef Instructors and Guest Chefs bring diverse experience and culinary backgrounds to our collaborative, real-world learning environment.

Not-for-Profit Model

Profits are reinvested into our program and facilities; fundraising helps keep tuition costs realistic.

Alumni

SCS is widely recognized for training cooks who become the best chefs. Our reputation is built on Alumni success stories.

Applications are now open for our 16 Week Diploma Summer Program and our 32 Week Professional Diploma Program 2020!

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