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American Express Scholarship Competition
Sponsor: American Hotel and Lodging Educational Foundation (AH&LEF)
1201 New York Avenue NW
Suite 600
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: Up to $2,000
Deadline: May 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.ahlef.org

American Society of Travel Agents (ASTA) Holland America Line Graduate Research Scholarship
Sponsor: Tourism Cares
275 Turnpike Street
Suite 307
Canton, MA 02021
Eligibility: Applicants may be permanent residents of any country but must be accepted or enrolled as graduate students at an accredited U.S. or Canadian four-year postsecondary institution. They must be conducting tourism-related research and must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher on a four-point scale. Selection is based on the overall strength of the research project.

Amount: $4,000
Deadline: April 1
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, one letter of recommendation, a resume, a research proposal, a personal essay and an official transcript are required.
Website: http://www.tourismcares.org

Arizona Network of Executive Women in Hospitality Scholarship Awards
Sponsor: Network of Executive Women in Hospitality, Arizona
930 E. Canyon Way
Chandler, AZ 85249
Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in a degree or certification program for which they have completed half of the requirements. They must plan to pursue a career in the hospitality industry including hotel/restaurant management, culinary/foodservice, architecture or interior design. Financial need and a 3.0 or higher GPA are required.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, essay, transcript and letters of recommendation are required.
Website: http://www.newh.org

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

Ecolab Scholarship Competition
Sponsor: American Hotel and Lodging Educational Foundation (AH&LEF)
1201 New York Avenue NW
Suite 600
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: May 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.ahlef.org

HSMAI Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International (HSMAI)
1760 Old Meadow Road, #500
McLean, VA 22102
Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time or part-time undergraduate or graduate students pursuing a career in hospitality sales and marketing. Amounts of scholarships vary from year to year.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.hsmai.org

IFEC Scholarships Award
Sponsor: International Foodservice Editorial Council (IFEC)
P.O. Box 491
Hyde Park, NY 12538
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: $500-$4,000
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 (AH&LEF)
1201 New York Avenue NW
Suite 600
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: $1,000-$2,000
Deadline: May 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.ahlef.org

Jessica King Scholarship
Sponsor: Association for International Practical Training (AIPT)
10400 Little Patuxent Parkway
Suite 250
Columbia, MD 21044-3519
Eligibility: Applicants must be between 18 and 35 years old, have a degree in the hospitality industry or be currently employed for at least one year in the hospitality industry and be fluent in the host country's language. Applicants must also have been offered an overseas position and be participating in an AIPT-sponsored program. The scholarship is based on merit.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Accepted year round
How to apply: Applications are available by email.
Website: http://www.aipt.org

Maine Innkeepers Association Hospitality Scholarships
Sponsor: Maine Innkeepers Association
304 US Route 1
Freeport, ME 04032
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: $500-$2,000
Deadline: April 6
How to apply: Applications are available from the Maine Innkeepers Association.
Website: http://www.maineinns.com

National Tour Association (NTA) Luray Caverns Graduate Research Scholarship
Sponsor: Tourism Cares
275 Turnpike Street
Suite 307
Canton, MA 02021
Eligibility: Applicants can be permanent residents of any country but must be enrolled at an accredited U.S. or Canadian four-year postsecondary institution. They must be entering or returning graduate students who are conducting research that focuses on tourism. They must have a proven commitment to the tourism industry, and must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher on a four-point scale. Selection is based on the strength of the research project.

Amount: $3,000
Deadline: April 1
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, proof of residency, a personal essay, a resume, a research proposal, an official transcript and one letter of recommendation are required.
Website: http://www.tourismcares.org

New York State Association of Agricultural Fairs/New York State Showpeople's Association Scholarships
Sponsor: New York State Association of Agricultural Fairs
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 must be enrolled in or planning to enroll in a degree program that is related to agriculture, fair management or the outdoor amusements 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://www.nyfairs.org/scholarship.htm

Steven Hymans Extended Stay Scholarship
Sponsor: American Hotel and Lodging Educational Foundation (AH&LEF)
1201 New York Avenue NW
Suite 600
Washington, DC 20005-3931
Eligibility: Applicants must be undergraduate students who have experience working at an extended stay facility and must pursue a career in that segment of the lodging industry.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: May 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.ahlef.org

Tourism Cares Academic Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Tourism Cares
275 Turnpike Street
Suite 307
Canton, MA 02021
Eligibility: Applicants must be United States citizens enrolled full-time or part-time at accredited schools for the upcoming fall semester. Multiple individual scholarship awards are included in this program. Specific eligibility criteria vary for each award. Selection is based upon motivation, volunteer service, involvement in extracurricular activities, academic success and leadership ability.

Amount: $1,000-$5,000
Deadline: April 9
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application and transcripts are required or all awards. Other requirements vary with individual awards.
Website: http://www.tourismcares.org

Tribal Business Management Program
Sponsor: Catching the Dream
Attn.: Scholarship Affairs Office
8200 Mountain Road NE
Suite 203
Albuquerque, NM 87110
Eligibility: Applicants must be 1/4 or more degree American Indian, enrolled in a U.S. tribe and attending or planning to attend college full-time. Candidates are required to apply for all other forms of funding in addition to applying for this scholarship. Scholarships are based on grades, SAT or ACT scores, work experience, leadership, commitment to the tribe, personal goals and potential to improve the lives of American Indian people.

Amount: $500-$5,000
Deadline: March 15, April 15 and September 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.catchingthedream.org