Austin Hotel & Lodging Association Hospitality Management Scholarship Full tuition
Sponsor: Austin Community College District
Eligibility: Applicants must have enrolled in hospitality management and tourism major. Students must have a GPA of 3.0. Applicants must provide 300 words essay describing their career goals. Students must provide one letter of recommendation from a former teacher or professor discussing their previous academic achievements.
Eligibility: Applicants must be studying marketing or tourism. Students must exhibit involvement in community service and volunteer activities to be given preference. One application form is completed to apply for all of the college's scholarships. An essay, a letter of recommendation and a current transcript are required.
Eligibility: Applicants must have a B average or above in high school and declare a major in a hospitality and tourism academic program. Students must show evidence of leadership skills and community service and submit a half-page essay on personal and educational goals.
Sponsor: Hawaii Community Foundation - Scholarships
Eligibility: Applicants must be residents of Hawaii who have need of financial assistance and plan to attend an accredited college or university full-time within the United States as an undergraduate or graduate student. Students must have a 3.0 GPA and plan to major in one of the following areas: marketing, law or travel industry management.
Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled at a U.S.-based university. A minimum GPA of 2.8 is required. Students must submit an essay explaining their career goals in the areas of tourism, hospitality or sustainable development.
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Costa Rican Vacations - Travel Agency Calle 70 San José Province San Jose, Costa Rica
Sponsor: Eastern New Mexico University Ruidoso Branch Community College
Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time students majoring in business administration or hospitality & tourism. Students must have a minimum 2.5 GPA. Community service involvement and financial need will be considered.
Eligibility: Applicants must provide information about their education, activities and employment. Students must submit a personal statement, two letters of recommendation, an academic transcript and financial information. Part of the application is submitted online, and part of the application is submitted via mail. Students must be pursuing a degree in tourism and travel management.
Higginbotham Family Human Development, Hospitality and Food Science Scholarship Varies
Sponsor: East Central University
Eligibility: Applicants must be junior or senior students in human development, hospitality or food science with a minimum 3.2 GPA. Students must be involved in local and state organizations and exhibit leadership qualities.
Eligibility: Applicants must be attending the main campus and majoring in hospitality and tourism, business management or entrepreneurship. Students must demonstrate financial need and a cumulative 3.0 GPA or higher. Applicants must upload a current resume by April 15.
Eligibility: Applicants must be residents of St. Bernard Parish enrolled full-time in at least 12 credit hours. Students must be majoring in culinary arts or business technology or hotel restaurant and tourism concentration.
Eligibility: Applicants must be pursuing a degree in tourism and hospitality management program with a concentration in food and beverage management. Students must have a cumulative average of 85% for high school senior applicants and a minimum 3.0 GPA for college student applicants.
Timothy S.Y. Lam Foundation Education Scholarships Up to $2,000
May 15 and November 15
Sponsor: Timothy S.Y. Lam Foundation
Eligibility: Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and pursuing a degree or certification in the hospitality industry. An essay is required with the application. There are two deadlines each year: May 15 and November 15.
How to apply: Applications are available online, and must include a resume, an essay, one letter of reference, a photo and an official transcript.
Walter Schoenknecht Tourism and Travel Scholarship Grant $1,000
Sponsor: Connecticut Commission on Culture and Tourism
Eligibility: 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.
How to apply: Applications are available by request from the Connecticut Commission on Culture and Tourism. An application form and supporting materials are required.
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