The School of Hospitality Business scholarship applications are accepted for consideration during spring semester (only) for disbursement the following school year. Seniors can receive scholarships through their graduation semester. To be considered for any and all scholarships, your application must be completed and submitted by the posted deadlines.


Applicants for The School of Hospitality Business scholarships must meet the following criteria as well as any criteria stipulated by the individual scholarship endowment for which they are being considered.

  1. Applicants must be full-time students in The School of Hospitality Business when receiving a scholarship, unless they are receiving a scholarship during their last semester and full-time enrollment is not needed for graduation.
  2. Applicants must submit a current resume.
  3. Junior and senior applicants should have completed one of the required internships.
  4. Applicants must obtain one standard endorsement from a faculty member in The School of Hospitality Business.
  5. Applicants’ active membership in The School of Hospitality Business student organizations or events is a consideration; however, applicants’ stipulated need for paid work or a heavy course-load are alternative/complementary considerations.

Please note that most scholarships are awarded based on a combination of academic achievement, financial need, extra-curricular leadership, and endowment-specified criteria.

Applying for Scholarships

The School of Hospitality Business Scholarship Application

2020-2021 Scholarship Application

Study Abroad Scholarship Application

Traveling abroad for your studies? Scholarship amounts vary, but are typically in the $500-$1,000 range.

2020 Study Abroad Scholarship Application


Application Submission

Please submit your scholarship application form and all required documents by the deadline listed in the application to:

The School of Hospitality Business
Attn: Scholarship Committee
667 N. Shaw Lane (Room 232 Eppley)
East Lansing, MI 48824

Scholarship Categories

There are three scholarship categories offered:

  1. Requiring selection by The School’s Scholarship Committee
  2. Requiring nomination by The School’s Scholarship Committee
  3. Selections are made without the input of The School, apply on your own

The scholarship application must be completed to be considered for any scholarships listed within the first two scholarship categories (1 and 2 above). Note that on page five you can indicate specific scholarships that you are interested in receiving. Should the Scholarship Committee determine that you have met the criteria for those specific scholarships, they will select or nominate you as such.

For scholarships listed within the last category (3), please review the criteria and apply on your own.

Any questions or concerns, email: 

Frequently Asked Questions