Scholarships in Hospitality Management

Hospitality Scholarship

Award: $1,500, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a graduating senior enrolled in a two- or four-year program related to business management with a preference to the hospitality and restaurant management field.

Pizza Pub Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a graduating senior from Wisconsin Dells High School who will pursue a program of study in culinary arts, hospitality or tourism.

Shirley A.Preissel and Debbie A. Dobyns Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a graduating senior from Wisconsin Dells High School who will pursue a two- or four-year program related to the hospitality field.

Richard N. Rossi '62 Memorial Scholarship Fund

Award: $500, Deadline: May 1

Applicant must be enrolled in the Hotel, Restaurant, and Travel Administration Department. Preference given to the applicant who has worked in UMass Food Services.

Costa Rican Vacations Scholarship Program

Award: $1,000, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be enrolled as an undergraduate student at a US-based college or university, majoring in a field of tourism, sustainable development, or sustainable tourism. Minimum 2.8 GPA required.

Timothy S Y Lam Foundation Education Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: November 15; May 15

Applicant must be an undergraduate, master's, or doctoral student over the age of 21 who is majoring in a hospitality-related course (ie. hotel management, concierge, conference management/event planning, catering, hospitality leadership/supervision, hospitality human resources, and wedding coordination/design).

Frank and Ruth Bila Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: January 16

Applicant must a graduating high school senior, high school graduate, or current college/university student in Orange County between the ages of 17 and 30 who is pursuing a career in the field of restaurant or hotel management. Minimum 3.0 GPA required. Financial need must be demonstrated.

Ann Marie Brown Memorial Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: May 16

Applicant must be a college junior, senior, or post graduate who is studying communications, health care administration, journalism, or marketing. Must be a resident of Nassau or Suffolk County.

Hungry to Lead Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: June 1

Applicant must be a U.S. resident who is enrolled in a foodservice or hospitality program at a college or university. Minimum 2.5 GPA, 1300 SAT, or 18 ACT score required. Transcripts, short answer/essay questions, and one letter of recommendation also required.

Claude Collins Hospitality Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: July 1

Applicant must be a graduating high school senior or college student enrolled at a Hospitality or Culinary college program in Florida. Must reside in Clay, Duval, Flagler, Nassau, or St. John's county in Florida. Minimum 2.75 GPA, transcript, resume, and two letters of recommendation required. Preference will be given to employees at a NFHLA property or allied member business.

Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarship Fund

Award: $7,000, Deadline: July 1

Applicants must be women of any age pursuing a business or business-related program who demonstrate outstanding potential. Applicants must also have an outstanding academic record in their college career, and they must show intent to complete a business program.

Clem Judd, Jr., Memorial Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: August 31

Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, be a resident of Hawaii, be able to prove Hawaiian ancestry and be a junior or senior enrolled full-time at a U.S. university or college.

Harvey and Laura Alpert Scholarship Award

Award: $5,000, Deadline: April 28

Applicants must be hospitality management students who have completed at least 32 credits in their degree program. They must have a family member who is a member of the International Flight Services Association (IFSA). Selection is based on academic achievement and stated career goals.

Richard B. Combs Hospitality Scholarship Grant

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 30

Applicants must be Connecticut residents. They must be a senior at a Connecticut high school (public or private), a high school graduate who has not yet begun a college curriculum or an enrolled undergraduate or graduate student at an accredited university or college. Selection is based on academic merit and proven interest in the hospitality industry.

Walter Schoenknecht Tourism and Travel Scholarship Grant

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 23

Applicants must be Connecticut residents. They must be enrolled in a degree program in hospitality, travel or tourism at an accredited college or university. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Russ Casey/Maine Restaurant Associates Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: April 28

Applicants must be Maine residents. They must be enrolled in or planning to enroll in a degree program relating to hospitality, restaurant management, hotel management or culinary arts. Preference will be given to students who are attending school in Maine. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.