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The Wingstop Foundation proudly offers the scholarship program in conjunction with our partners at the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation.


About the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation

As the philanthropic foundation of the National Restaurant Association, the NRAEF exists to enhance the restaurant industry’s service to the public through education, community engagement, and promotion of career opportunities. The NRAEF works to attract, develop
and retain a career-oriented professional workforce for the restaurant industry. In 2015, the restaurant and foodservice industry were projected to comprise one million outlets and a workforce of 14 million employees, making it the nation’s second-largest private sector employer


National Restaurant Association Scholarships

The NRAEF’s scholarship program strives to enable students to pursue post-secondary education to advance their restaurant and foodservice career goals. The Educational Foundation awards more than $2 million in scholarships and grants annually.


Since 1987, the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation has provided merit-based scholarships for undergraduate students pursuing degrees related to the restaurant industry.  The NRAEF has assisted close to 2,000 students with scholarship awards that range from $2,500 to $10,000.


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