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Incoming Freshman Scholarship


Scholarship Value: $2,000
Awards Available: 40

In 2008, AH&LEF created a scholarship exclusively for incoming freshman to encourage enrollment in hospitality-related undergraduate programs and attract more students to the lodging industry. The program is being funded from scholarship monies set aside from AH&LEF's last major capital giving fundraising initiative, the New Century Campaign.

Eligibility Criteria

A) An incoming freshman for the upcoming fall semester, which is defined as a student who has never been enrolled in a college or university

B) An undergraduate hospitality management major at a U.S. college or university

C) Enrolled in at least 12 credit hours for the upcoming fall and spring semesters

D) A minimum overall GPA of 2.0

E) A U.S. citizen or permanent U.S. resident

Scholarship Awards

A) Baccalaureate Majors: $2,000

B) Associate Majors: $1,000

Application Process

Preference will be given to high school graduates of the Hospitality & Tourism Management Program (HTMP) or Lodging Management Program (LMP). Applicants must complete sections 1-8 of the AH&LEF Scholarship Application.


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