Apply to Become a Food For Life Student


How long is the program?

Food For Life is a nine-week program. Classes are held Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, from 1:00 – 7:30pm.

When Are your Sessions Held?

Our Fall 2016 session starts Tuesday, September 20th and ends Thursday, November 17th. The application deadline is Friday, September 9th.

WHERE ARE FOOD FOR LIFE CLASSES HELD?

Food For Life classes are held at our training kitchen located at Capitol Hill United Methodist Church:

421 Seward Square SE
Washington, DC 20003
(in the Eastern Market neighborhood)

How MUCH DOES TRAINING COST?

Food For Life's training program is free. All participants will receive a transportation stipend and can earn additional money for their overall performance and progress in the program.

What if I've never cooked before?

No previous culinary experience is required to participate in Food For Life, only an open mind and willingness to learn. 

HOW DO I APPLY?

Prospective students should submit an application to Food For Life. See the section "Student Application" below.

WHEN AND HOW WILL I HEAR BACK ABOUT MY APPLICATION?

Food For Life will contact you after you have submitted your application to schedule an interview. Final decisions will be made two weeks before the program starts and you will be notified of your status by phone or email. Students may apply after the deadline (see below), however on-time applications will be given first consideration.

What if I have more questions?

Many of your questions may be answered in Food For Life's program overview.
For further questions, please email apply@foodforlife-dc.org.

Student Application

Download our application and submit it to our office address:

Food For Life
1231B Good Hope Road SE
Washington, DC 20020

Or apply online below.