Realizing the challenges of working while achieving an education, the Foundation offers scholarships to full-time and part-time college students majoring in a hospitality related field, who are either working at member properties, or are dependents of employees working at member properties.
Who is Eligible?
College students must have already completed at least 15 college credits and be enrolled for an additional 15 credits. In addition, they must be currently majoring in a hospitality related field, and are required to maintain at least a 2.50 grade point average (GPA). Scholarships to college students are available to employees or dependents of employees of a NYSH&TA member.
Student Scholarship Awards
Scholarship recipients who are full-time college students receive $1,500 per semester for a maximum of $6,000. Part-time college students receive $750 per semester for a maximum of $6,000. In the event a part-time student becomes full-time, then the student will be given $1,500 per semester, for a total of $6,000 per student. Scholarship payments begin the semester following the formal presentation of awards and are paid directly to the educational institution.
In addition, the foundation has a scholarship for full-time college students that are entering their senior year. They will receive $1,500 per semester for a maximum of $3,000.