• Costa Rican Vacations Scholarship Program

    Amount: $1,000. About: Costa Rica tourism company Costa Rican Vacations offers an annual scholarship for students who are pursuing majors related to tourism, hospitality, and sustainable development. Two students are awarded of each year. Applicants need to be enrolled as an undergraduate student at a US-based college or university. Minimum of 2.8 GPA is required.…


  • James Beard Foundation Scholarships

    Amount: Up to $20,000. About: The James Beard Foundation, a nonprofit culinary arts organization based in New York City, offers scholarships for students in the culinary arts, wine studies, and related food systems fields. The scholarships are available to aspiring and established culinary professionals pursuing an education at a licensed or accredited culinary or hospitality…


  • IHLAEF Scholarships

    Amount: $1,000-$4,000. About: The Illinois Hotel & Lodging Association Educational Foundation (IHLAEF) offers a scholarship for Illinois students who are pursuing hospitality management degrees. Applicants must be a permanent resident of Illinois and a U.S. citizen OR a permanent U.S. resident for at least 12 months on the date of application; be a current undergraduate…


  • IRAEF Scholarship

    Amount: Varies. About: Each year, the Illinois Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (IRAEF) offers scholarships to support those pursuing culinary arts. Applicants must be a permanent resident of Illinois, be accepted or plan to apply to an accredited culinary or hospitality school, college or university; be enrolled as a full-time or substantial part-time student, taking a…


  • Banks Brown Graduate Scholarship

    Amount: $5,000. About: Offered by the American Hotel and Lodging Association (AHLA) Foundation, the Banks Brown Graduate Scholarship awards $5,000 to graduate students. Applicants must be enrolled, full-time or part-time, in a U.S. college or university; be pursuing a hospitality-related graduate degree or, if the graduate degree is in anything other than a hospitality-related program,…


  • Ecolab Scholarship

    Amount: $2,000 (BA), $1,000 (Associate’s). About: Offered by the American Hotel and Lodging Association (AHLA) Foundation, the Ecolab Scholarship was established by Ecolab in 1996 to support the development of future leaders in the lodging industry. Applicants must be enrolled in at least 12 credit hours for both the upcoming fall and spring semesters, and…