Hospitality Scholarship Application (for Full-Time Students)

General Information and Instructions:

The Educational Foundation of the Hotel and Lodging Association of Greater Kansas City is a 501(c)(3) organization. ?The Foundation established the hospitality scholarship program to provide financial assistance to enrolled college students pursuing a career in hospitality management. Scholarships are awarded annually to assist with the cost of tuition, student fees, and books.


Online Application ?Deadline is April 15


Eligibility:

  • Enrolled full time (at least 12 credit hours) in an undergraduate program at a U.S. two-year or four-year college or university for the upcoming semester
  • A minimum overall GPA of 2.5

Applicants must submit the following items to the association office no later than April 15 to be considered for scholarship:

  • Completed Application Form
  • Resume
  • Transcript

If not completing Online Application:

Download Form (PDF): Print, Complete, with Resume and Transcript; and Mail to:

Hotel and Lodging Association of Greater Kansas City
1417 W. 47th St.
Kansas City, MO 64112

Review

The Educational Foundation of the Hotel and Lodging Association of Greater Kansas City will select recipients based on a combination of academic performance, hospitality work experience, extracurricular involvement, and personal attributes.

Fund Distribution

Scholarship payments will be made directly to the college/university in 2 installments. Half will be paid for the fall semester. Upon completion of that semester, a copy of the student’s transcript must be sent to the association office reflecting they have maintained a 2.5 GPA and are enrolled for the next semester. It is the student’s responsibility to request this transcript! After the transcript has been received, a check will be mailed for the spring semester.