Stephen P. Marra Memorial Scholarship

Scholarship Description

Stephen P. Marra was a beloved Rhode Island restaurateur and former Chairman of the RI Hospitality Association. The Stephen P. Marra Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a deserving Rhode Islander continuing their education toward a career in the foodservice, lodging, or tourism industries.

The RI Hospitality Education Foundation (RIHEF) encourages individuals who are embarking on careers in the hospitality industry in Rhode Island. The RIHEF also promotes further education and training of incumbent workers; adult learners, and youth throughout the state of Rhode Island.

The Scholarship will be open to Rhode Islanders who are continuing their higher education toward a career in the foodservice, lodging or tourism industries and attending Johnson & Wales or the Community College of Rhode Island (CCRI).


  Applicants must complete all sections of the application. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
  Applicants must be enrolled in or accepted to a Rhode Island, undergraduate program pursuing an associate or bachelor degree at a college or university.
  Applicants are required to submit a statement of their plans as they relate to their educational and career objectives.
  Applicants are also required to submit an essay.
  Applicants must provide a letter of recommendation from a teacher or employer.
  Applicants must maintain good academic standing and make progress towards a degree

Year of Need: College Freshman, College Sophomore, College Junior, College Senior,


Num Awards: 1

Min Award: Varies

Max Award: Varies

Deadline: 2019-12-31


Sponsoring Organization RI Hospitality Education Foundation
94 Sabra Street
Cranston, RI 02910

Contact Person:

Phone: 401-223-1120

Fax: 401-223-1123