Scholarships in Hospitality-related

R.W. Bob Holden Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: August 31

Applicant must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, be a resident of Hawaii, be enrolled full time, and submit a transcript, autobiography, career goals, and recommendation from principal, dean, instructor, or counselor.

Ted Bridges Hospitality Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 9

Applicant must be a resident of Vermont who will pursue education or training related to hospitality or tourism at an accredited school approved for federal Title IV funding. Financial need and academic achievement must be demonstrated.

NHLRA Hospitality Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: Last Friday in April

Applicant must be a New Hampshire resident entering the first year of a U.S. hospitality or culinary degree-granting institution.

W. Price Jr. Memorial Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be a resident of Texas who is enrolled in any degreed food-service or hospitality program as a full-time student with at least three hours per semester devoted to food-service or hospitality management. Minimum 2.75 GPA required.

NTA Hawaii - Chuck Yim Gee Scholarship

Award: $1,500, Deadline: April 1

Applicant must be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States and a permanent resident of Hawai'I who is a full-time or part-time undergraduate student enrolled in a travel-and-tourism- or hospitality-related program of study at a college or university in the United States or Canada, with a cumulative, or overall, 3.0 grade point average (GPA), or greater, on a U. S. 4.0 scale. Applicant should either be enrolled at an accredited three-year school (for Quebec), and will be entering third year in the fall of the calendar year of application, and will have completed 60 credit hours at the end of the semester or term; OR enrolled at an accredited four-year college or university, and will be entering junior year in the fall of the calendar year of application, and will have completed a minimum of 60 credit hours by the end of this semester or term; OR enrolled at an accredited four-year college or university, and will be entering senior year in the fall of the calendar year of application, and will have completed a minimum of 90 credit hours by the end of this semester or term. Application, scanned U. S. passport as proof of citizenship, or U. S. Alien Registration Card as proof of permanent residency, scanned Hawaii driver's license as proof of permanent state residency, resume, two evaluations and letters and recommendations (1 academic and 1 professional), an official transcript and an essay are required items to be submitted. Required essay question: Discuss what segment of the travel and tourism or hospitality industry your current program of study focuses on. What opportunities are you taking advantage of as you prepare for a career in the industry? Please tell us about your academic and extracurricular activities and experiences, i.e. work, internships, etc., and how they tie into your present and future goals. Mention any awards or commendations you have received relating to the travel and tourism or hospitality industry.

NTA Dr. Tom Anderson Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: April 1

Applicant must be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States or Canada who is a full-time or part-time graduate student enrolled at an accredited four-year college or university in the U.S. or Canada in a travel-and-tourism- or hospitality-related program of study, with a minimum 3.0 GPA on a U.S. 4.0 scale, entering any year of graduate study in the fall of the calendar year of application. Applicant is required to submit a U.S. or Canadian passport, or U. S. or Canadian Alien Registration Card as proof of permanent residency, resume, two evaluations and letters of recommendation (one academic, one professional), official transcript, and an essay. Essay topic: You have chosen to pursue a career path in the travel and tourism or hospitality industry. What changes have you observed thus far in the industry, and what changes do you anticipate in the future of the industry? Where do you see your future potential in the industry? Mention any awards or commendations you have received relating to the travel and tourism or hospitality industry.

NTA Florida Scholarship

Award: $1,500, Deadline: April 1

Applicants should be a permanent resident of Florida who is a full-time or part-time undergraduate student enrolled in a travel-and-tourism- or hospitality-related program of study at an accredited two-year or four-year college or university in the United States, maintaining a minimum 3.0 grade point average. Applicants enrolled at an accredited two-year college, will be entering their second year in the fall of the calendar year of application, and will have completed a minimum of 30 credit hours by the end of this semester or term. Applicants enrolled at an accredited four-year college or university, will be entering junior or senior year in the fall of the calendar year of application, and will have completed a minimum of 60 or 90 credit hours respectively by the end of this semester or term. For a complete application, applicant needs to submit a U. S. passport as proof of citizenship, or U. S. Alien Registration Card as proof of permanent residency, a Florida driver's license as proof of permanent state residency, resume, two evaluations and letters of recommendation (one academic and one professional), an official transcript, and an essay. Essay topic: Discuss what segment of the travel and tourism or hospitality industry your current program of study focuses on. What opportunities are you taking advantage of as you prepare for a career in the industry? Please tell us about your academic and extracurricular activities and experiences, i.e. work, internships, etc., and how they tie into your present and future goals. Mention any awards or commendations you have received relating to the travel and tourism or hospitality industry.

ASTA Healy Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: April 1

Applicant must be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States who is a full-time or part-time graduate student, entering any year of graduate study, enrolled in a travel-and-tourism- or hospitality- related program of study at an accredited four year college or university in the United States, with a minimum GPA of 3.0 (on a U.S. 4.0 scale). Online application, U.S. passport or Alien Registration Card as proof of permanent residency, resume, two evaluations and letters of recommendation (academic and professional), official transcript, and essay are required to be submitted. Essay topic: You have chosen to pursue a career path in the travel and tourism or hospitality industry. What changes have you observed thus far in the industry, and what changes do you anticipate in the future of the industry? Where do you see your future potential in the industry? Mention any awards or commendations you have received relating to the travel and tourism or hospitality industry.

Tourism Cares - Dr. William C. Wright Scholarship

Award: $1,500, Deadline: April 1

Applicant needs to be planning a career in the travel, tourism, and hospitality industry who can demonstrate leadership qualities. Applicant must be a full-time undergraduate student entering their junior or senior year in good standing enrolled in a hospitality-related program of study with the University of Houston's Conrad N. Hilton College of Hotel and Restaurant Management. Minimum 3.0 GPA required.

NTA North America Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: April 1

Applicant must be a permanent citizen or resident of the United States or Canada, as an undergraduate or graduate student (entering any year) in a travel-and-tourism or hospitality-related program of study at an accredited three-year or four-year college or university in the United States or Canada with a minimum 3.0 GPA on a U.S. 4.0 scale. Applicants from a three-year school will be entering third year in the fall of the calendar year of application, and will have completed a minimum 60 credit hours at the end of the semester or term. Applicants from a four-year school will be entering junior or senior year in the fall of the calendar year and will have completed a minimum 60 or 90 hours respectively at the end of the semester or term. For a complete application, please submit a U.S. or Canadian passport as proof of citizenship, or U.S. or Canadian Alien Registration Card as proof of permanent residency, a resume, two evaluations and letters of recommendation (one professional and one academic), official transcript, and an essay. Essay topic: If undergraduate level student: Discuss what segment of the travel and tourism or hospitality industry your current program of study focuses on. What opportunities are you taking advantage of career-wise in the industry? Please tell us about your academic ane extracurricular activities and experiences (i.e. work, internships, etc.), and how they tie into your present/future goals. Mention any awards/recommendations you have received relating to the travel and tourism or hospitality industry; or if graduate level student: You have chosen to pursue a career path in the travel and tourism or hospitality industry. What changes have you observed thus far in the industry, and what changes do you anticipate in the future of the industry? Where do you see your future potential in the industry? Mention any awards or commendations you have received relating to the travel and tourism or hospitality industry.

ASTA Alaskan Airlines Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: April 1

Applicant must be citizen or permanent resident of the United States or Canada who is enrolled as a full-time or part-time undergraduate in a travel-and-tourism- or hospitality-related program of study at an accredited college or university in the U.S. or Canada, with a minimum 3.0 GPA on a U.S. 4.0 scale. Applicants enrolled in a two-year or three-year (for Quebec) college will be entering the final year in the fall of the calendar year of application, and will have completed a minimum 30 or 60 credit hours respectively by the end of the semester. Applicants enrolled in a four-year school will be entering junior or senior year in the fall of the calender year of application and will have completed a minimum 60 or 90 credit hours respectively by the end of this semester or term. For a complete application, please submit a U.S. or Canadian passport as proof of citizenship, or U.S. or Canadian Alien Registration Card as proof of permanent residency, a resume, two evaluations and letters of recommendation (one academic, one professional), official transcript, and an essay. Essay topic: Discuss what segment of the travel and tourism or hospitality industry your current program of study focuses on. What opportunities are you taking advantage of as you prepare for a career in the industry? Please tell us about your academic and extracurricular activities and experiences, i.e. work, internships, etc., and how they tie into your present and future goals. Mention any awards or commendations you have received relating to the travel and tourism or hospitality industry.

ASTA Princess Cruises Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: April 1

Applicant must be citizen or permanent resident of the United States or Canada who is a full-time or part-time undergraduate enrolled in a travel-and-tourism- or hospitality-related program of study at an accredited, two-, three-, or four-year college or university in the U.S. or Canada with a minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 U.S. scale. Applicants enrolled at a two- or three-year school will be entering their final year in the fall of the calendar year of application, and will have completed a minimum 30 or 60 credit hours respectively by the end of this semester or term. Applicants enrolled in a four-year school will be entering junior or senior year in the fall of the calender year of application, and will have completed a minimum 60 or 90 credit hours respectively by the end of this semester or term. For a complete application, applicants should submit U.S. or Canadian passport as proof of citizenship, or U.S. or Canadian Alien Registration Card as proof of permanent residency, resume, two evaluations and letters of recommendation (one academic, one professional), official transcript, and an essay. Essay topic: What customer service or product features does a travel supplier need to offer to gain a competitive edge in the vacation market? What program of study or extracurricular activities are you pursuing to learn about these trends that could apply to a job in the travel and tourism or hospitality industry? Mention any awards or commendations you have received relating to the travel and tourism or hospitality industry.

ASTA Holland American Line Undergraduate Scholarship

Award: $1,500, Deadline: April 1

Applicant is a citizen or permanent resident of the United States or Canada who is a full-time or part-time undergraduate student enrolled in a travel-and-tourism or hospitality-related program of study at an accredited college or university in the United States or Canada with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Students enrolled in a two-year or three-year college will be entering the final year and will have completed a minimum of 30 or 60 credit hours respectively at the end of the semester or term. Students enrolled in a four-year college or university will be entering junior or senior year in the fall of the calendar year of application and will have completed a minimum of 60 or 90 credit hours respectively by the end of the semester or term. For a complete application students should submit a proof of United States or Canadian citizenship or permanent residency, resume, two evaluations and letters of recommendation (academic and professional), an official transcript, and essay. Essay topic: What do you anticipate to be the future of the cruise industry? Be sure to discuss specific examples to support your ideas. Mention any awards or commendations you have received relating to the travel and tourism or hospitality industry.

ASTA Stan and Leone Pollard Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: April 1

Applicant needs to be a citizen or permanent resident of the U.S. or Canada who is a full-time or part-time undergraduate in a travel-and-tourism- or hospitality-related program of study at an accredited two-year college or university in the U.S. or Canada with a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale OR re-entering the job market in the travel-and-tourism or hospitality industry. Applicants enrolled at a tow-year school will be entering their final year in the fall of the calendar year of application, and will have completed a minimum of 30 credit hours by the end of this semester or term. For a complete application, applicants should submit U.S. or Canadian Passport as proof of citizenship, or U.S. or Canadian Alien Registration Card as proof of permanent residency, resume, two evaluations and letters of recommendation (one professional, one academic), official transcript, and an essay. Essay topic: Discuss what segment of the travel and tourism or hospitality industry your current program of study focuses on. What opportunities are you taking advantage of as you prepare for a career in the industry? Please tell us about your academic and extracurricular activities and experiences, i.e. work, internships, etc., and how they tie into your present and future goals. Mention any awards or commendations you have received relating to the travel and tourism or hospitality industry.

IATAN Ronald A. Santana Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: April 1

Applicant needs to be a citizen or permanent resident of the U.S., Guam, or Puerto Rico who is a full-time or part-time undergraduate enrolled in a travel-and-tourism- or hospitality-related program of study at an accredited two-year or four-year college or university in the U.S. or Canada with a minimum GPA or 3.0 on a 4.0 U.S. scale. Applicants enrolled at a two-year school will be entering their final year in the fall of the calendar year of application, and will have completed a minimum of 30 credit hours by the end of this semester or term. Applicants enrolled in a four-year school will be entering junior or senior year and will have completed a minimum of 60 or 90 credit hours respectively by the end of this semester or term. For a complete application, applicants should submit U.S. passport as proof of citizenship, or U.S. Alien Registration Card as proof of permanent residency, resume, two evaluations and letters of recommendation (one professional, one academic), official transcript, and an essay. Essay topic: Discuss what segment of the travel and tourism or hospitality industry your current program of study focuses on. What opportunities are you taking advantage of as you prepare for a career in the industry? Please tell us about your academic and extracurricular activities and experiences, i.e. work, internships, etc., and how they tie into your present and future goals. Mention any awards or commendations you have received relating to the travel and tourism or hospitality industry.

AH&LEF Incoming Freshman Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: May 1

Applicant must be enrolled in at least 12 credit hours for the upcoming semester, be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident, and have a minimum overall GPA of 2.0. Preference given to high school graduates of the Lodging Management Program (LMP).

AH&LEF Graduate Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: May 12

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident, who has an undergraduate degree in hospitality, four years employment in the lodging industry after graduating, or is enrolled in a graduate hospitality management program. Minimum 3.0 GPA required.

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.