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American Express Scholarship


Scholarship Value: $2,000
Awards Available: 10

Founded by American Express in 1994, this program is designed specifically for current lodging employees and their dependents. Endowed with more than $500,000, the fund has awarded $318,000 in scholarships to 281 students and professionals.

Eligibility Criteria

1. Enrolled full- or part-time in an undergraduate hospitality management program at a U.S. college or university

2. You must either:
a) Be working a minimum of 20 hours per week at an AH&LA member hotel with at least 12 months' hotel experience, OR
b) Be a dependent of a qualified employee, and have past employment in some capacity in the hospitality industry

Scholarship Awards

1. Baccalaureate Majors - $2,000 full-time enrollment; or $1,000 part-time

2. Associate Majors - $1,000 full-time enrollment; or $500 part-time


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American Express Scholarship
$10,000 College Scholarship for High School and College Students - $10,000
To be Eligible: 1. You must be at least 13 years old and enrolled or will enroll in a college or university in the US. 2. You must be a legal resident of the U.S. or Puerto Rico. The ScholarshipPoints program...
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Be Bold Scholarship - $25,000
The $25,000 "Be Bold" Scholarship is a no-essay scholarship that will be awarded to the applicant with the boldest profile. It takes less than 2 minutes to apply. To us, boldest does not mean "best", or "most...
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$1,000 De Novo Scholarship - $1,000
To be eligible for the De Novo Scholarship: A) You must be at least 13 years old and enrolled or will enroll in a college or university in the US. B) You must be a legal resident of the U.S. or Puerto Rico....
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Nitro Scholarship - $2,000
To be eligible for the Nitro Scholarship you must be: A) A student who is currently enrolled as a high school senior or in an accredited college or university located within the United States; B) A parent who...
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$1,000 Ascend Scholarship - $1,000
To be Eligible for the Ascend Scholarship: 1. You must be at least 13 years old and enrolled or will enroll in a college or university in the US. 2. You must be a legal resident of the U.S. or Puerto Rico....
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