Scholarships in Travel And Tourism

ASTA Pacific Northwest Chapter - William Hunt Scholarship

Award: $1,500, Deadline: April 1

Applicant must be a permanent resident of Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, or Washington, who is a full-time or part-time undergraduate student enrolled in a travel-and-tourism- or hospitality-related program of study at a two-, three-, or four-year college or university in the United States or Canada with a minimum 3.0 grade point average. Applicants enrolled at accredited two-year colleges, need to be entering 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 at accredited three-year schools (Quebec) need to 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. Applicants at accredited four-year colleges or universities, need to 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 need to 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. Online application, driver's license as proof of permanent residency, passport as proof of citizenship, resume, two evaluations and letters of recommendation (from academic and professional tourism- or hospitality-related individuals), official transcript, resume, and essay are required to be submitted. 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.

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.

Hendricks County Tourism Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a resident of Hendricks County pursuing a two- or four-year degree in tourism or a related major.

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.

A.M. Hargis Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a graduating senior, nontraditional student or returning adult from Adams, Blaine, Boone, Buffalo, Clay, Custer, Dawson, Franklin, Furnas, Garfield, Gosper, Greeley, Hall, Hamilton, Harlan, Howard, Kearney, Loup, Merrick, Nance, Nuckolls, Phelps, Platte, Polk, Sherman, Valley, Webster or Wheeler County, NE who will pursue a certificate, diploma or associate degree in business, health, travel or tourism.

General Scholarship for Higher Learning

Award: $1,500, Deadline: April 15

Applicant must be majoring in a travel or tourism-related 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.

Gypsy Lore Society Young Scholars' Prize

Award: $500, Deadline: October 30

Applicant must be an undergraduate or graduate student. Required to write an under 50 page paper on Gypsy and Traveler Studies.

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.

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.