Dennis G. Glore Memorial Scholarship

The Dennis G. Glore Memorial Scholarship Fund for Hospitality students was established at the St. Louis Community Foundation by the Greater St. Louis Foodservice Industry Council (GSLFIC) in 1996 to honor the memory of Dennis G. Glore, an independent foodservice designer and consultant. The fund’s purpose is to provide scholarships to academically promising students attending an approved Hospitality Studies or Culinary Arts Program in the St. Louis area.

The amount of this scholarship varies from year to year but will be no less than $1000. This award is non-renewable, however past recipients are encouraged to reapply.

Eligibility: Students must be enrolled or planning to enroll in an eligible culinary arts or hospitality service program. Students pursuing a degree or certificate are eligible to apply.
Eligible programs:

  • St. Louis Community College
  • East Central College
  • Jefferson College
  • Southwestern Illinois College
  • St. Charles Community College

Applications will be evaluated on:

  • quality of essay about student’s goals in this field
  • strength of recommendation

Incomplete applications will not be considered. Please answer all questions that apply to you, even if they are not marked “required.”

Application status will be changed from submitted to either awarded or denied in June. Applicants can view their status by logging in to their Scholarship Central account.

Questions? Contact Ellen Vietor, Scholarship Manager at the St. Louis Community Foundation at or 314-880-4960.

Eligibility, financial need, and award amount for this scholarship program will be determined by the St. Louis Community Foundation. This scholarship program, as component fund of the St. Louis Community Foundation, does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, creed, national origin, gender, age, color, sexual orientation, veteran status, physical or mental disability.

Greater St. Louis Foodservice Industry Council
Supplemental Questions
  1. To be considered for this scholarship, your Scholarship Central General Application MUST include your FALL transcript for the current academic year. The transcript should show your name, school, grades, and cumulative GPA. If you previously uploaded an earlier transcript, please upload a new transcript to your General Application and change your answer to the GPA question. If your college choice has changed, please update that on the General Application as well.
  2. Are you attending a Hospitality Studies or Culinary Arts Program in the St. Louis area?
  3. ESSAY: Write an essay that explains why you chose this field of study and what your plans are when you complete your degree. Share your goals and vision for your career in this field.
  4. What led you to pursue this program of study? Specific examples of your experiences in the field will enhance your scholarship application.
  5. List work experience you have had, including dates:
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