ASTA Rigby, Healy Simmons Scholarship

Tourism Cares

The scholarship founded in honor of tourism enthusiasts Arnold Rigby and A.L. Simmons. The scholarship aims to help students pursue their interest of obtaining travel and tourism degrees.

Key Information

Eligibility Requirements

  • Age/Grade Level:
    Undergraduate or graduate student
  • Financial Need:
    Not Mentioned
  • Residence:
    Permanent resident of the United States or Canada (or citizen)
  • Citizenship:
    Citizen of the United States or Canada (or permanent resident)
  • College:
    Accredited four-year college or university in the United States or Canada
  • Major/Career:
    Travel and tourism or hospitality-related program of study

Application Details

  • Transcript:
  • Resume/Activity List:
  • Essay:
    Essay: All scholarships will require an original essay, and some awards require an additional essay ona specific topic. General essays should be 2 pages in length and address these prompts: Whichsegment 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? Pleasetell 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 havereceived relating to the travel and tourism or hospitality industry.
  • Recommendation Letters:
    Evaluation form and letter of recommendation from a faculty member or teacher in your field of studyEvaluation form and letter of recommendation from an industry professional you have worked for; theindustry must be related to your field of study
  • Other Materials:
    Passport as proof of citizenshipU. S. Alien Registration Card as proof of permanent residency if eligibleCurrent drivers license as proof of permanent state/province residency for awards which haveresidency requirements

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