In addition to the named Scholarships listed below, the Foundation will be offering scholarships for Professional Development Courses, Full Time Academic Courses in Hospitality, Tourism, Golf and/or Event Management and support for Environmental Internships & Work Experience programs ranging between $500 and $5,000.
The Virgin Holidays Tourism/Hospitality Management Scholarship, US$10,000 per year for 3 years, is open to nationals of Virgin Holidays Caribbean destinations and the course chosen must have a sustainable tourism element, as well as be a degree course.
Interval International offers the following scholarships:
One US$7,000 annual scholarship to an outstanding Caribbean national
One US$7,000 annually for one or more Caribbean students.
These scholarships can be awarded to Academic or Professional Development courses of study. In addition to these scholarships, Interval International offers US$16,000 annually towards general scholarship funds.
FirstCaribbean International Bank offers two annual US$5,000 scholarships to young professionals pursuing associates or bachelors degrees in tourism or hospitality related fields – this can be from a broad spectrum of study to include but not limited to management, culinary, engineering, IT, environment, events etc.
Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide
Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide offers an annual US$9,000 scholarship for Professional Development. This scholarship is targeted at industry employees who are taking professional courses at recognized institutions to develop their technical skills and leadership abilities. Starwood operates in the following Caribbean destinations: Cayman Islands, Dominican Republic, Mexico, Puerto Rico, St. Maarten/St. Martin.
Johnson & Wales Scholarship
Johnson & Wales Miami Campus will match the CHTAEF award up to US$5,000 per scholarship award – making a total possible of US$10,000 per scholarship. We encourage successful scholars to reapply annually for consideration for further CHTAEF/Johnson & Wales Miami Campus matching funding awards.
Johnson & Wales, Charlotte, NC & Johnson & Wales, Providence Rhode Island Campus will each match the CHTAEF award up to US$5,000 for one scholarship per campus – making a total possible of US$10,000. We encourage successful scholars to reapply annually for consideration for further CHTAEF/Johnson & Wales Charlotte & Providence matching funding awards.
JWU gave $43,500 in 2011 scholarships & Loreen Chant, North Miami Campus President commented “we are genuinely pleased to have the opportunity to educate so many talented young people. CHTAEF students consistently do an outstanding job and make our campus a better place”.
University of Memphis Scholarship
Bachelors Business Administration – Hotel & Resort Management – One scholarship of up to US$5,000 in matching funds that will be sustained over 4-years if GPA is maintained, academic goals reached, continuous enrollment, financial need continues and annual CHTAEF report is received in timely fashion.
Florida International University Scholarship
Under-graduate or graduate program in Hospitality and/or Tourism Management.
One scholarship of up to US$2,500 in matching funds that will be sustained over the degree program chosen if GPA is maintained, academic goals reached, continuous enrollment, financial need continues and annual CHTAEF report is received in timely fashion.
Monroe College Scholarship
Monroe College will match the CHTAEF award up to US$2,500 per scholarship award – making a total possible of US$5,000 per scholarship. We encourage successful scholars to reapply annually for consideration for further CHTAEF/Monroe College matching funding awards. This offer is NOT applicable to students from St. Lucia, Antigua or people wishing to study on-line.