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 and development, at 607.255.9542 or

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. 

Hospitality Business Plan Competition

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

CHS Hotelie for Life Senior Prize

The Cornell Hotel Society (CHS) and CHS Foundation generously sponsor this special prize to graduating seniors in the School of Hotel Administration. One senior recipient will be selected to receive a $10,000 cash prize and will have the opportunity to address that year's graduating class at the Hotel School Commencement ceremony in May. Semifinalists will also receive a monetary award.

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.