About the Scholarship

Charline E. McCue Memorial Scholarship award is recognized and is sponsored by the ESA Foundation. This scholarship is provided to assist a student with their tuition fees, books, dormitory fees, or any other academic expenses for those eligible students. A candidate must be majoring in culinary arts, dance, music, fashion design, theatre, or writing major to receive this award.

How to apply for the scholarship?

  • Applications are available on the official website of the ESA Foundation and all the applicants must fill the form by logging into their account with all the relevant information in order to apply for this scholarship.

  • Applicants must also submit their FAFSA application form to determine the financial position of a student to pay for the education. With this form, a student must also submit their official scorecards of ACT/SAT to exhibit their excellence in academics.

  • A recipient must also submit two reference letter, one must be from a faculty member, administrator, chapter advisor or employer. And another must be from an industry professional for whom he/she has worked.

  • In addition to that, applicants must write and submit and a two-page essay explaining their future career plan, reasons for applying to the scholarship, and why they should be selected.

  • Students should submit an official high school transcript describing the current grade point.

Scholarship Amount

The amount awarded for this scholarship is $500 per year and is non-renewable. Only one deserving candidate who demonstrates the excellence in everything will be picked for the scholarship.


All the above-mentioned documents must be sent to the financial aid department no later than 1st February to be eligible for the scholarship.

Eligibility Criteria

  • An applicant should be a high school senior, undergraduate or graduate student to be eligible to receive this award.

  • A candidate must be a legally recognized citizen of the United States or an eligible non-US citizen.

  • To be eligible for the scholarship, a recipient must maintain a grade point average of 3.0 or above out of 4.

  • A student must be majoring in culinary arts, dance, music, fashion design, theatre, writing, or any other related field.

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