Scholarships in Hospitality Services Management, Other

IRA Educational Foundation Scholarship

Award: $11,000, Deadline: May 15

Applicant must be permanent resident of Illinois.

Ecolab Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: May 1

Applicant must be enrolled full-time in a U.S. baccalaureate of associate degree-granting program. Selection is based upon hospitality work experience, financial need, academic record, professional, community, and extracurricular activities, and essay. Scholarships are also available to hospitality professionals seeking certification from the Educational Institute of AH&LA for the following areas: certified hotel administrator, certified lodging manager, certified engineering operations, and certified hospitality housekeeping executive.

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.

AH&LEF Annual Scholarship Grant

Award: $3,000, Deadline: May 1

Application and selection process is completed through the individual institution.

International Foodservice Editorial Council Annual Scholarship

Award: $4,000, Deadline: March 15

Applicant must be currently enrolled and in good standing in a post-secondary, degree-granting educational institution. Evidence of training, skill and interest in both foodservice and the communication arts are required.

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.

Student Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: Mid-April

Applicant must be enrolled in an accredited, four-year college or university, have a minimum 2.5 GPA, be seeking a managerial career in the private club industry, and submit essay, transcript, and recommendations.

Hospitality Information Systems Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: November 1; March 1

Recipient must be enrolled in an undergraduate degree program and major in hospitality information systems.

Hotel and Restaurant Management Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: February 1 (Priority)

Applicant must be enrolled at the University of Missouri at Columbia.

Wayne Hendrick Award

Award: $1,000, Deadline: May 1

Applicant must be majoring in nutrition and hospitality management.

Patricia Collins Amaral Memorial Fund

Award: $600, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a senior who has a minimum 3.0 GPA and who has demonstrated the finest qualities of leadership through participation in campus organizations and has rendered service of significant benefit to the campus community.

Alumni Association Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must demonstrate community leadership and have met the award criteria established by the Alumni Association's Scholarship Committee. Applicant must have completed 12 credits last semester and 24 credits at Bridgewater State College as of December 31. Applicants who have transferred from Massachusetts Community Colleges, Dean College, or Quincy College are eligible to apply.

Vince DeFinish Scholarship

Award: $10,000, Deadline: March 5

Applicant must be an undergraduate student who is currently enrolled as a full-time student (12 credits or more) in an accredited hospitality, culinary, or related program. Completion of 60 credits is required in order to be eligible. Selection will be based upon an essay and two letters of reference. Recipient will receive a complimentary student membership in the National Association of Catering Executives.

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.

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.