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The Walter Hecht Scholarship

The Walter Hecht scholarship was established in 2022 by Morgan Hecht. Walter has been involved in the culinary scene in Omaha for most of his life. He was inducted into the Omaha Hospitality Hall of Fame in 1998 when he was a chef at Vienna Cafe

Students must be considered in good standing by Metropolitan Community College (MCC) to be eligible. All culinary programs are eligible programs of study.

This scholarship provides funding for tuition, fees, books and supplies per the syllabus.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Students must have completed first year practicum
  • Financial need not required
  • Full- or part-time students
  • Cumulative GPA of 2.5 or above

Scholarships are usually offered during the spring and fall quarters. Scholarship availability varies depending on donor giving.