DFW Chapter of AIWF/Jim Severson Endowed Scholarship

The DFW Chapter of AIWF/Jim Severson Endowed Scholarship was established in 1991 by the Dallas/Fort Worth American Institute of Wine & Food. In 2008 the scholarship was renamed in honor of Jim Severson of Sevy’s Grill in Dallas for all his support of the AIWF.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0
  • Major in Culinary Arts, Bakery Pastry, or Food and Hospitality Management.
  • Must have a degree plan on file.
  • Must be enrolled in the Food and Hospitality Program at the El Centro Campus.
  • Must be enrolled in a minimum of 6 credit hours for the period of the award
  • * Essay Required
  • Recommendation Required*
  • Recipient must maintain the above requirements to receive the spring scholarship. Failure to do so could result in a loss of scholarship benefits.
  • * To qualify for this scholarship you must be enrolled in the required hours by the application deadline.*

$250 Fall/ and $500 Spring
Anticipated Total

Anticipated total amount over the full term of this award.


04-El Centro Campus, 21-International /DACA, Bakery/Pastry, Culinary Arts, Food & Hospitality