Scholarships for Hospitality Majors

A hospitality degree covers a wide range of career choices, including hotel, restaurant and tourism management positions. Job opportunities in the industry are plentiful, and so are scholarships available to to hospitality majors. These scholarships often are awarded by nonprofit foundations and professional groups within the field, such as Tourism Cares. Often, these scholarships require students to have a GPA of at least 3.0 to qualify. And many of them call for students to submit essays and letters of recommendation – in some instances, applicants are asked to outline their career objectives in the field. A number of scholarships for hospitality majors consider financial need, as well. If you're ready to find the right scholarship to help fund your education, take a look at our list below.

Showing 1-20 of 43 scholarships
View Details Preissel, Shirley A. & Dobyns, Debbie A. Memorial Wisconsin Dells Educational Foundation
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Business Administration|Tourism|Restaurant Management|
  • Career: |Hotel (Industry)|Motel Management (Industry)|Food Service (Industry)|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|
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Preissel, Shirley A. & Dobyns, Debbie A. Memorial was established in memory of Richard, Shirley Preissel and their daughter, Debbie A. Dobyns. The whole family worked and operated the Black Hawk Motel in Wisconsin. This scholarship is given to a graduating high school senior planning to take up a degree related to Hospitality.
  • competition 4.0
  • effort level 2.0
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  • 2,000
  • 5 awards
  • April 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Hospitality|Travel and Tourism|
  • School (College): |Two-year|Four-year|Accredited College or University|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Graduate Student|College|
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This scholarship was established to benefit full-time undergraduate or graduate students enrolled in a travel-and-tourism- or hospitality-related program of study. Applicants must demonstrate a clear focus and commitment to the tourism subject area.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 5.0
View Details Local Owner Resturant (LORA) Scholarship Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • Mar-1-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Hospitality|Culinary Arts|
  • School (K-12): Attend a |Public High School|private high school| in |Wicomico, MD|Delmar, DE|
  • School (College): |Accredited College|
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This scholarship was established to benefit students who are graduates of public or private high schools in Wicomico County, Maryland or Delmar, Delaware. Applicants must attend an accredited college or approved training program specializing in culinary/hospitality.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 5.0
key information
  • 2,000
  • 1 award
  • April 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Major: Study |Hospitality|Travel and Tourism|
  • School (K-12): Attend a school in |Dade, FL|
  • Residence: Live in |United States|Canada| as a |Permanent U.S. Resident|
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This scholarship was established to benefit a graduating high school senior attending a high school within Dade County with the NAF Academy of Hospitality & Tourism (AOHT) Network. Applicants must be pursuing a travel-and-tourism- or hospitality-related program of study.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 5.0
View Details Clem Judd, Jr., Memorial Scholarship Hawaii Hotel Industry Foundation
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  • 1,000 - 2,500
  • 2 awards
  • Aug-31-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Hotel Management|Lodging Management|
  • Residence: Live in |United States|Hawaii|
  • Ethnicity: Be |Hawaiian|
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The Clem Judd, Jr., Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a junior or senior college student of Hawaiian ancestry. Applicants must be pursuing major in hotel management lodging management with a minimum of 3.0 GPA
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 5.0
View Details R.W. Bob Holden Memorial Scholarship Hawaii Hotel Industry Foundation
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  • 1,000
  • 3 awards
  • Aug-31-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Hotel Management|Lodging Management|
  • Residence: Live in |United States|Hawaii|
  • School (College): |Accredited College|Accredited University|
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The R.W. Bob Holden Memorial Scholarship is available to college junior and senior resident of Hawaii. Applicants must be pursuing major in hotel management, lodging management with a minimum of 3.0 GPA
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 5.0
key information
  • 1,000 - 1,500
  • 5 awards
  • Apr-15-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Major: Study |Dairy Science|Dairy/Agricultural Marketing|Food Product Service|
  • School (College): Attend a |Four-year|
  • Age / Grade Level: |College sophomore|College junior|
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This scholarship was established to benefit sophomore or junior undergraduate students pursuing careers in milk or dairy product marketing, dairy market enhancement or related fields. Applicants must be currently enrolled in a four-year college.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 5.0
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • December 2017
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Culinary Arts|Food Service|Baking and Pastry Arts|
  • Residence: |Legal U.S. Resident|
  • School (College): |Culinary School|
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The scholarship is offered by Niche to all high school and college students who are considering or currently enrolled in a culinary school or culinary major, including culinary arts, food service, baking, and pastry arts. It is open to legal residents of the United States or international students with valid visas. Prospective winners will be selected in a random drawing.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 1.0
key information
  • 2,000
  • 1 award
  • April 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Hospitality|Travel and Tourism|
  • Residence: |Permanent U.S. Resident|Permanent Canada Resident|
  • School (College): |US Accredited College or University|Four-year|
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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.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 5.0
key information
  • 2,000
  • 1 award
  • Oct-31-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Hospitality|Business|Franchise Management|
  • School (College): |US Accredited College or University|
  • Citizenship: |U.S. Citizen|
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The scholarship was established by the partnership of IFA Educational Foundation and Choice Hotels International. The scholarship is composed of a one-time competitive award of $2000 to qualified students who are pursuing a degree in business, hospitality or franchise management and a travel stipend to attend and participate in NextGen in Franchising programming.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 4.5
key information
  • 2,000
  • 2 awards
  • April 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Major: Study |Hospitality|Travel and Tourism|
  • Residence: |Permanent U.S. Resident|
  • School (College): |Four-year|Accredited U.S College or University|
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This scholarship was started in 1986 in memory of Eric Friedheim, who was the owner, editor-in-chief and publisher of Travel Agent Magazine. In 2001, Eric was the inductee to the NTF Hall of Fame and is known as a giant of the industry and a generous contributor to the future of travel and tourism. This purpose of this scholarship is to encourage higher education among future leaders of the industry.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 5.0
key information
  • 2,000
  • 1 award
  • October 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Hospitality|Business|Franchise Management|
  • School (College): |Accredited U.S College or University|
  • Citizenship: |U.S. Citizen|
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The IFA Educational Foundation in partnership with the Marriott Foundation annually sponsors this scholarship award of $2000 to college students studying the field business, hospitality or franchise management. The selected awrdee will also receive a travel stipend to attend the IFA's Annual Convention and participate inNextGen in Franchising programming in February.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 4.0
key information
  • 2,000
  • 1 award
  • April 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Hospitality|Travel and Tourism|
  • Residence: Live in |Ohio|
  • School (College): |Two-year|Four-year|Accredited College or University|
background
The Ohio Travel Association started this scholarship to benefit a travel, tourism or hospitality student from Ohio. Applicants must be a permanent resident of the state of Ohio.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 5.0
key information
  • 5,000
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Marketing|Hospitality|Tourism|
  • School (K-12): |Wisconsin Dells High School, Wisconsin Dells, WI|
  • School (College): |University|College|Technical School|
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The scholarship aims to support graduating seniors of Wisconsin Dells High School.who are intending to pursue a degree in the field of tourism/hospitality or marketing in an accredited college, university or technical college. Applicant must also demonstrate interest in the tourism/hospitality industry as evidenced by past/present employment.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 4.5
key information
  • 2,500
  • 1 award
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Major: Study |Restaurant Management|Hotel Management|
  • School (College): Attend an |University|College| in |Orange, CA|
  • Citizenship: |U.S. Citizen|
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This scholarship was established to benefit students in Orange County who are graduating high school seniors, high school graduates or current college/university students who wish to pursue a career in the field of restaurant or hotel management. Students must demonstrate financial need.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 2.0
key information
  • 2,500
  • 1 award
  • April 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Hospitality|Travel and Tourism|
  • Residence: |Permanent U.S. Resident|Permanent Canada Resident|
  • School (College): |U.S College or University|Canada College or University|
background
This scholarship was established by Princess Cruises, one of the best-known names in cruising who set sail in 1965 with a single ship cruising to Mexico. Today, the line has grown to 18 ships serving an international clientele with home ports in the United States, Europe, Australia, China, Japan and Singapore. This scholarship was intended to support students pursuing degrees in travel, tourism or hospitality. Applicants must demonstrate innovative ideas for the future of the travel industry.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 5.0
key information
  • 2,000
  • 1 award
  • April 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Hospitality|Travel and Tourism|
  • Residence: Live in |Quebec, Canada|
  • School (College): |Four-year|Accredited College or University|
background
This scholarship was started in 1990 by funding from the Quebec Ministry of Tourism to benefit students pursuing degrees in tourism or a related subject in Quebec. Applicant must be a permanent resident of the province of Quebec .
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 5.0
key information
  • 1,000
  • 2 awards
  • March 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Major: Study |Hospitality|Tourism|
  • School (K-12): |Traverse City Central High School, Traverse City, MI|Traverse City West Senior High School, Traverse City, MI|
  • Residence: Live in |Michigan|
background
The Traverse City Convention and Visitors Bureau Education Foundation Scholarship is awarded to a graduating senior from Central High School and West Senior High. Applicants must be pursuing a career in the hospitality and/or tourism field
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 1.0
key information
  • 2,000
  • 1 award
  • April 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Major: Study |Hospitality|Travel and Tourism|
  • School (K-12): |NAF Academy of Hospitality & Tourism Network|
  • Residence: |Permanent U.S. Resident|
background
American Express Travel, a global online and full-service travel and related lifestyle services provider, started this scholarship in 1989. The scholarship purpose is to encourage students to pursue an education in the field of travel and tourism.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 4.5
key information
  • 2,000
  • 1 award
  • April 2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +2 More
  • Major: Study |Hospitality|Travel and Tourism|
  • Residence: Live in |Southern California|California|
  • School (College): |College or University|
background
Members of the ASTA Southern California Chapter and Pleasant Hawaiian Holidays started this scholarship in 1991 to encourage students from Southern California to pursue the travel and tourism business as their profession.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 5.0
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