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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.

Student Scholarships - By the Numbers

awarded as scholarships in FY22

as student travel

as Emergency Fund Grant

in undergraduate support in terms of scholarship, Emergency Grant Funds, or travel reimbursement

was the average scholarship awarded in FY22

students received aid directly from The School of HospItality business in FY22

students awarded scholarships to travel to conferences and competitions

students awarded academic scholarships in FY22

students helped by Emergency Fund Grants during challenging financial times


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 necessary for graduation.
  2. Applicants must submit a current resume.

Please note that scholarships are awarded based on academic achievement and School involvement.

Applying for Scholarships

The School of Hospitality Business Scholarship Application

2024-2025 Scholarship Application

2024-2025 Scholarship Application Deadline
Completed 2024-2025 scholarship applications with all required documents must be submitted by April 15, 2024.

Traveling abroad for your studies? Scholarship amounts vary, but are typically in the $2,000 range.

2024-2025 Study Abroad Application

Study Abroad Application Deadlines

  • Spring Break: January 15
  • Summer and Fall Semester: April 15
  • Winter Break and Spring Semester: October 1

The School of Hospitality Business Emergency Fund Grant Application

Dear Students:

The School of Hospitality Business acknowledges that unforeseen financial challenges can arise for students at any time. As part of our commitment to supporting you, we are pleased to announce the availability of the Emergency Fund Grant. This grant aims to provide relief from unexpected financial hardships that may arise during your academic journey. If you are experiencing financial distress, we encourage you to apply for the Emergency Fund Grant. While our funds are limited, we will carefully review each application we receive. It is important to note that these grants are separate from the annual scholarships.

To apply for the Emergency Fund Grant, please complete the application form, providing details about your financial situation. We will give your application prompt consideration and do our best to assist you during this challenging time.


Karthik Namasivayam
Director and The John and Becky Duffey
Faculty Fellow in Hospitality Business

Emergency Grant Fund Application

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. Scholarships whose selections are made without the input of The School’s Scholarship Committee

The scholarship application must be completed to be considered for any scholarships listed within the first two scholarship categories (1 and 2 above). 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