Scholarships for Hotel & Restaurant Management Major

There are many scholarships available out there which you can use to fund your college study. The problem is none of them are going to come itself and reach your hand; you need to search for it. If you are interested to pursue a college degree with a major in Hotel & Restaurant Management, this article will definitely help you in searching for scholarships to fund your college study. Here are a few scholarships especially dedicated for students with major in Hotel & Restaurant Management:

AH&LEF Scholarships

American Hotel and Lodging Educational Foundation (AH&LEF) offers two types of scholarships: Academic Scholarship and Professional Development Scholarship.

Academic scholarship is dedicated for undergraduate’s students who pursue a hospitality degree program such as restaurant management, travel & tourism or hotel management at U.S accredited colleges and universities. The scholarship application deadline is 1st of May but it better you submit your application as early as possible to ensure the maximum chances of winning.

If you plan to make a success in your hotel & Restaurant Management career, you need to continue upgrade yourself and distance learning provides a perfect solution to continue your job while pursuing your degree in Hotel & Restaurant Management. You don’t need to worry about paying the college with your own money, Professional Development Scholarship offered by AH&LEF could take care of it. This scholarship is dedicated for hotel employees who plan to enhance their knowledge through distance learning program offered through Educational Institute of AH&LA. It has 4 deadlines of application: 1st January, 1st April, 1st July and 1st October.

Roundtable for Women (RFW) in Food Service Scholarship

Women who plan to involve in Hospitality industry could take the advantage of Roundtable for Women in Food Service Scholarship. This scholarship goes to female students who want to pursue a career in food service, hotel & restaurant management or the related field at a RWF-approved school. To be eligible for this scholarship, you must have completed at least one semester of college coursework; and have a minimum 3.0 GPA.

Oklahoma Restaurant Association Scholarship

For those who are planning to pursue a restaurant management degree at Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, or Oklahoma State University, Okmulgee; don’t miss the chances to apply for this scholarship. The purpose of this scholarship is to encourage and assist qualified young men and women to enter the food-service industry in Oklahoma. If you are interested and qualified for this scholarship, you must submit your application before the deadline of 1st February.

NSMH Scholarships

This scholarship is sponsored by National Society of Minorities in Hospitality. You must enroll in a hospitality management degree program and be a member of a minority group to be eligible for this scholarship. Deadline of application fall on December 11 but if you are qualified for the scholarship, you are advised to submit your application as early as possible because there are only 10 awards to be given out. Make sure you follow all the instructions and attached the necessary documents with your application form to get the maximum chances of winning this scholarship.

In Summary

For those who are interested to pursue a Hotel & Restaurant Management degree but worry about their financial support affordability, there are many scholarships and other form of financial aids available to support you. The above 4 types of scholarships are dedicated especially for student with Hotel & Restaurant Management major, check for your eligibility and if you are qualified, submit your application before the deadline.

Source by Julie Havert

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