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Win a Trip to France: Comté Scholarship for Certified Cheese Professionals®

Are you a Certified Cheese Professional®? If so, get ready to embark on the cheese journey of a lifetime, courtesy of the Comté Cheese Association. The association announces its eleventh annual Comté Scholarship for American Cheese Society Certified Cheese Professionals® (ACS CCPs).

This exclusive scholarship opportunity is open to all cheese experts who have passed the Certified Cheese Professional® Exam. What’s on the table? An all-expenses-paid trip to the enchanting Comté region of France, where you’ll dive deep into the rich history and production of the iconic cheese. Plus, the chance to explore the cultural gems of the Comté region.

What’s new this year? The lucky winner will receive a generous $750 cash stipend, which can be used to cover ACS test-taking fees and other related expenses.

To throw your hat in the ring, ACS CCPs must submit an entry form along with a brief essay by Friday, December 8th, 2023. The essay question for this year focuses on what sets Comté apart from other cheeses. Ready to apply? Download the entry form here.

For more details and to start your journey towards the Comté Scholarship, visit comte-usa.com. Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity to expand your cheese horizons and experience the magic of Comté in its homeland!

Josie Krogh

Josie Krogh is culture's Digital Strategy Lead. She earned her master's degree in Agricultural and Applied Economics from The University of Georgia. Josie developed a love of food while working at farmstands in the D.C. area as a young adult, and discovered her love of cheese while living and working on a dairy farm on Martha's Vineyard. She is passionate about the food supply chain, fresh stone fruit, and dogs. Josie currently lives in Catskill, NY.

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