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American Express Scholarship Competition
Sponsor: American Hotel and Lodging Educational Foundation (AHLEF)
1250 I Street NW
Suite 1100
Washington, DC 20005-3931
Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in an accredited undergraduate program resulting in a degree in hospitality management. Students or their parents must be employed in the lodging industry by an American Hotel and Lodging Association member facility.

Amount: $500-$2,000
Deadline: February
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.ahlafoundation.org/academic-scholarships

Atlanta Network of Executive Women in Hospitality Scholarship Awards
Sponsor: Network of Executive Women in Hospitality, Atlanta
141 New Street #234
Decatur, GA 30030
Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in an accredited degree or certification program in which they have completed half the requirements in a hospitality-related area including hotel/restaurant management, culinary/foodservice, architecture or interior design. They must demonstrate financial need and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: September
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, essay, transcript, project that reflects skills and letters of recommendation are required.
Website: http://newh.org/chapters/atlanta/

Ecolab Scholarship Competition
Sponsor: American Hotel and Lodging Educational Foundation (AHLEF)
1250 I Street NW
Suite 1100
Washington, DC 20005-3931
Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled or intend to enroll full-time in a two- or four-year U.S. college or university.

Amount: $1,000-$2,000
Deadline: February
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.ahlafoundation.org/academic-scholarships

HospitalityMaine Scholarship
Sponsor: HospitalityMaine
45 Melville Street
Augusta, ME 04330
Eligibility: Applicants must be Maine residents and accepted to an accredited institution of higher learning with specialties in hotel administration or culinary sciences. Students must plan to begin a career in hospitality upon completion of their degrees.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: May 1
How to apply: Applications are available from the Maine Innkeepers Association.
Website: https://www.hospitalitymaine.com/page/Resources

IFEC Scholarships Award
Sponsor: International Foodservice Editorial Council (IFEC)
P.O. Box 581
Pleasant Valley, NY 12569
Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled at a post-secondary, degree-granting educational institution and must demonstrate training, skill and interest in the foodservice industry and communication arts. Eligible majors from foodservice and communications areas include culinary arts, hotel/restaurant/hospitality management, dietetics, nutrition, food science/technology, journalism, public relations, mass communication, English, broadcast journalism, marketing, photography, graphic arts and related studies.

Amount: $1,500-$6,000
Deadline: March 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.ifeconline.com

Incoming Freshman Scholarship
Sponsor: American Hotel and Lodging Educational Foundation (AHLEF)
1250 I Street NW
Suite 1100
Washington, DC 20005-3931
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating seniors with preference given to those who have completed the two-year Lodging Management Program (LMP) high school program. Students must be planning to attend a post-secondary institution, be U.S. citizens or permanent residents and have a minimum 2.0 GPA.

Amount: $2,000-$4,000
Deadline: February
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.ahlafoundation.org/academic-scholarships

New York State Association of Agricultural Fairs/New York State Showpeople's Association Scholarships
Sponsor: New York State Association of Agricultural Fairs
Norma W. Hamilton, Executive Secretary
67 Verbeck Avenue
Schaghticoke, NY 12154
Eligibility: Applicants must be New York state residents or must attend school in the state of New York and must be high school seniors or current undergraduate students. They can be enrolled in or planning to enroll in any degree program but additional consideration may be given to those pursuing degrees in agriculture, fair management or the outdoor amusement business. They must be attending or planning to attend an accredited postsecondary institution and must be active in local fairs. Selection is based on fair participation, leadership, citizenship and essay.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: Second Friday in April
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, personal essay, two recommendation letters and a transcript are required.
Website: http://nyfairs.org/scholarships.htm

Steven J. Finkel Service Excellence Scholarship
Sponsor: House of Blues Music Forward Foundation
7060 Hollywood Boulevard
2nd Floor
Hollywood, CA 90028
Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time juniors or seniors enrolled at an accredited college or university pursuing a career in live entertainment such as: music business management, customer service, hospitality or other related fields. A minimum 3.0 GPA or higher is required. Students must submit a 500-word essay explaining their career goals within the entertainment industry.

Amount: $10,000
Deadline: March 31
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://hobmusicforward.org/program/scholarships/