Hospitality Management Scholarships
The college major of hospitality management also goes by the name hotel, restaurant and tourism management. In this field you'll learn all about the art and science of hospitality from a number of professional perspectives and dynamics. To succeed at this major, you'll need to be good with people and have strong business and creative skills. Continue reading to find out more about this field and about hospitality management scholarships.
Degree candidates in a hospitality management degree program can expect to enroll in core courses such as management principles, human relations, marketing, food service operations, hospitality law and ethics, geography of tourism and event planning and management. Along with your core courses, you'll most likely also face one or more internships. Here you will work in a supervised capacity in some segment of the hospitality industry for course credit. This will allow you to get valuable professional experience and also make important industry contacts.
In addition to internships, many programs offer a study-abroad option. This can be an important experience for majors in this field because of the role travel and exotic locations play in the world of hotels, tourism and hospitality. Some programs also offer concentrations for hospitality majors. Examples of these concentrations can include club and restaurant management, hotel management, casino management and service management.
The career outlook for hospitality majors is somewhat mixed. This is an industry that fluctuates as our economy fluctuates. When economic times are tough, people tend to vacation less. Also, the rise of the Internet has effected this industry through technological advancements and Web-based travel planning. Still, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts an increase in career opportunities over the coming decade. Job opportunities should be most plentiful for those willing to relocate and those with a broad familiarity with technology.
Explore the links below to find out more about the possibilities involved with hospitality management scholarships.
This internship was created for the purpose of encouraging research in the field of tourism. This internship takes place in the Washington Metro area. Candidates must possess at least a 2.5 grade point average on a 4.0 scale and provide transcripts from the last academic term. Must be a resident, citizen or legal alien of the United States or Canada. The candidate must be either an undergraduate or graduate student of tourism in a college, university or proprietary travel school and submit proof of such.
Requirements: * 3.0 grade point average; * Must be enrolled full time at and eligible tribal college; * Must be majoring in any fields, preference given to business, information technology, hospitality and marketing; * Must be enrolled full time; * American Indian or Alaskan Native with proof of enrollment or descendancy.
Criteria: Open (Classification) 2.5 GPA Majors: Hotel Management UNCF Member Colleges and Universities (Participating Schools) Open (Participating States)
Criteria: 1. Must be a dependent of an active SNA member. 2. Must be pursuing a school foodservice career. 3. Must be admitted into a school that has a program designed to improve school foodservice. Contact Information: Students interested in applying for this scholarship should view http://www.schoolnutrition.org/Index.aspx?id=1043 for more information and an application form.
The WRA Education Foundation awards scholarships based on future plans in foodservice, academic records, essays on industry issues and professional recommendations.
Over $36,000 in scholarships are awarded annually to culinary arts and hospitality management students across the state.
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No hand-written applications will be accepted.
Minimum qualifications for WRA EF scholarships are:
Must be working in a Wisconsin foodservice operation at the time of applying
Must be accepted at a nationally accredited, post-secondary school
Must have a completed application that includes employer or instructor recommendations and school transcripts
Please check the website for any changes in application deadline.
Fox Valley Technical College student enrolled in the Culinary Arts Program or Hotel and Restaurant Management Program, who has maintained a minimum 2.5 GPA and has financial need.
Four $250 scholarships will be awarded each year; one scholarship will be awarded each semester to a student in the Culinary Arts Program and one scholarship of $250 will be awarded each semester to a student in the Hotel and Restaurant Management Program.
Selection of recipients will be made by the Fox Valley Technical College Scholarship Selection committee.
Scholarship payments will be made directly to Fox Valley Technical College Foundation upon their request.
This scholarship is for educators who are attending an NRAEF Summer Institute.
Award amount: $1,750
This scholarship is for any student pursuing an education in a restaurant, foodservice, or hospitality related major. Eligible recipients must be Illinois residents and be attending a school in Illinois.
The Chicago Foodservice marketing Club is an organization composed of manufacturers, packers, processors, distributors, brokers, advertising agencies, consultants, and the trade press; all of whom are engaged in servicing the foodservice market.
CFMC is a vital and very important part of the industry in the Chicago area, dedicated to education, excellence, and comradeship. The club supports the industry by funding student scholarships through the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation.
Award amount: $2,500
Who Can Apply: Students who are IL residents attending an IL school.
o Must be a currently enrolled student attending an accredited college
o Must have completed half the requirements for an undergraduate degree or be enrolled in a graduate program
o Must show financial need and have eligible outstanding debt through college for tuition, books or supplies at
time of scholarship award in Spring and Fall
o Must have a minimum 3.0 GPA
o Must be pursuing a career objective in Hospitality Management
Open to Hospitality Management students, only
Award on November 10th, 2015, at the Platinum Circle Awards Gala during BD|NY
Founded in 1984, NEWH is an international non-profit organization, with 18 chapters and 6 affiliated areas, which links professionals from every facet of the hospitality industry and related fields. The NEWH By-laws state one of the objectives of NEWH is to promote scholarship, education and interest in the Hospitality Industry. To date, NEWH has given $3,00,000.00+ USD in scholarships to young people wishing to pursue careers in the hospitality industry.
The NEWH Icons of Industry Scholarship Award will be based upon the following criteria:
Must be a currently enrolled student attending an accredited college
Must have completed half the requirements for an undergraduate degree or be enrolled in a graduate program
Must show financial need and have eligible outstanding debt for tuition, books or supplies at time of scholarship award in May 5
Must have a minimum 3.0 GPA
Must be pursuing a career objective in the area of the Hospitality Industry with an emphasis towards the area(s) of hospitality determined by our ICON (criteria changes annually)
Must have participated in an internship program or similar position
An eligible school is defined as one that is fully accredited and will hold the scholarship moneys in trust for the student to draw down upon on an “as needed” basis without any service charges.
Opens in May with deadline to apply in mid-September. Winner $5,000 scholarship award given at Gold Key Ceremony in New York in November. Honorable mention $3,5000 scholarship award given at HD Expo in Las Vegas the following May. Student travel and lodging paid by NEWH, Inc. winning student must attend award event and have eligible debt at time of award.
This scholarship is for any student pursuing an education in a restaurant, foodservice, or hospitality related major.
Award amount: $2,500 or varies - other awards based on activities
Who Can Apply: Any student pursuing an education in a restaurant, foodservice, or hospitality-related major.
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