Prizes

All prizes are administered through the school’s Office of Student Services. For information on how to give to an existing fund listed below or to establish a new fund, contact Meg Hardie Keilbach ’88, associate dean of alumni affairs & development, at 607.255.9542 or mhb7@cornell.edu.

Adelphic Cornell Educational Fund Writing Awards
Established in 2002 by Mr. Steven D. Ritchey to provide awards for the best paper in each undergraduate class. 

Commanderie de Bordeaux Education Prize
The Julius Wile Commanderie de Bordeaux aux Etats Unis d'Amerique Bordeaux Education Prize includes a two-week, arranged trip of the Bordeaux wine areas and some travel funds. 

Darden Restaurants Management Award of Excellence
Established in 2006 by Mr. Barry B. Moullet, senior vice president of Darden Restaurants, Inc., this award is given to a junior with an interest in the multiunit restaurant business, along with an internship at a Darden restaurant. 

Drown Prize
Established in 1986 by the Joseph Drown Foundation, this fund awards annually a $15,000 prize to a graduating senior and $1,000 prizes to each of the four runners-up.

Hospitality Business Plan Competition
This annual award supports entries for the Hospitality Business Plan Competition.

R. C. Kopf Student Achievement Award
Established in 1996 by the Kopf Family Foundation, this award is given to two seniors interested in the food and beverage industry. It includes a $10,000 cash award and a six-week European travel experience worth approximately $20,000.