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At Le Cordon Bleu London we offer scholarship opportunities to help students with the costs of studying at our school. If studying culinary arts, wine or management has always been a dream, our yearly scholarship could be just the way to achieve it.


For over a century, Le Cordon Bleu has helped shape the careers of some of the best chefs and food enthusiasts around the world. Regularly offering scholarship competitions each year, 2024 will focus on Le Cordon Bleu’s most prestigious programme, the Grand Diplôme®.

The prize will also include an internship at CORD by Le Cordon Bleu restaurant and some incredible money can't buy prizes to be announced.

This Scholarship follows the success of the Julia Child Scholarship and Wine Scholarship by Le Cordon Bleu, providing a once in a lifetime opportunity for someone who has a passion for the culinary arts and aspires for a career in the culinary hospitality industry.

Le Cordon Bleu London is searching for some of the country’s most passionate culinary enthusiasts – regardless of age, location or background – giving them the chance to follow their dreams and aspirations, learning from Le Cordon Bleu London's Master Chefs and interning under the kitchen team at CORD by Le Cordon Bleu.

Applications Open: 2nd April 2024
Applications close: 31st May 2024
Requirements: UK residents and over 18s only


Julia Child Scholarship by Le Cordon Bleu

The Julia Child Scholarship by Le Cordon Bleu aims to offer a once in a lifetime opportunity for those who may have thought a career in food would only ever be a dream.

The 2019 Julia Child Scholarship is now closed for applications.

The winner was awarded a place on both our highly respected Diplôme de Pâtisserie and our Diploma in Culinary Management. Combined, the 12 month course comprises two diplomas studied one after the other to form our Diplôme de Pâtisserie with Culinary Management. Awarding the winner with their prize was one of the true greats of the industry; esteemed chef, TV personality and Le Cordon Bleu alumna Mary Berry.

Throughout the tuition, the winner will also meet some of our most successful London-based alumni for one-to-one mentoring sessions, including author Luiz Hara, restaurateur Dhruv Mittal, Georgia Green of Georgia's Cakes and Evelina Ogorzalek of Evelina's Patisserie.

During the 12 month course, the winner will also carry out work experience at the iconic luxury London hotel, The Savoy, offering a truly incredible first-hand insight into the operations of a high-end restaurant kitchen. Additionally, Churchill tableware provided prizes for the winner and the runners up, and ZWILLING provided a set of Diploma knives for 2nd & 3rd place.

Also included in this outstanding prize, was luxury accommodation courtesy of Londonist, which the successful candidate has for 12 months.

Please note, the Julia Child Scholarship is limited to residents of the UK only.

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