Scholarships & Financial Aid

College is a major investment, and our team of Financial Aid advisors is here to help. We offer an array of financial aid programs as part of our commitment to provide the best opportunities for making your education affordable.


As part of receiving a CIL In-House scholarship, students are required to participate in at least four scholarship workshops.


We have various scholarships and grants available throughout the year for our students. We encourage you to apply and stay informed as we continuously post new scholarships for you.

To schedule a Scholarship Workshop, please contact Sandra Ayala at 713-358-5100 or Elsa Pina at 713-358-5052. You can also email us at RSVP not required.


Workshops 2021

Join our FREE Scholarship Workshops! You’re invited to our helpful and interactive Scholarship Workshop. There you will have a chance to work with our dedicated expert staff as they assist you in completing any scholarship opportunities that are available to you. Available Saturdays @10:00 AM in the South Building 

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Don’t let money get in the way of making your dream come true.

At CULINARY INSTITUTE LENOTRE®,  we have plenty of Financial Aid options and scholarships available. Chat with our dedicated team of advisors who will help you identify and understand your financial aid options.

Graduate Debt-Free with the Gainful Employment Scholarship Matching Fund

CULINARY INSTITUTE LENOTRE® is proud to present the Gainful Employment Scholarship (GES) Matching Fund: if you are a recipient of any outside/external scholarship(s), CIL will match the amount awarded to reduce your student loans. GES is valid to any active CIL student enrolled in an Associates of Applied Science (AAS). The program is designed to help our students graduate debt free from any Federal Direct Loans. The GES program will award recipients who have obtained an external scholarship and will honor those who have already been awarded. Click here to read more about it.

Financial Aid

Feel free to contact us at (713) 358-5052 or

Looking for student aid? –

Free Application for Federal Student Aid –

Register for your FSA ID to sign the FASFA –

National Student Loan Data System –:

US Department of Education-FSA Ombudsman –

Selective Service –

Social Security –