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New York State Hospitality and Tourism Scholarship

Scholarship Sponsored by New York State Hospitality and Tourism

Value: $6,000
Awards Available: 2

​Realizing the challenges of working while achieving an education, the Foundation offers scholarships to full-time and part-time college students majoring in a hospitality related field, who are either working at member properties, or are dependents of employees working at member properties.

Student Scholarship Awards

Scholarship recipients who are full-time college students receive $1,500 per semester for a maximum of $6,000. Part-time college students receive $750 per semester for a maximum of $6,000. In the event a part-time student becomes full-time, then the student will be given $1,500 per semester, for a total of $6,000 per student. Scholarship payments begin the semester following the formal presentation of awards and are paid directly to the educational institution.

In addition, the foundation has a scholarship for full-time college students that are entering their senior year. They will receive $1,500 per semester for a maximum of $3,000.

Who is Eligible?

College students must:

  • Be majoring in a hospitality related field and be enrolled for 15 credits per semester
  • Be enrolled in a member school or be a dependent of a NYSHTA member employee or be employed at a NYSHTA member property/business
  • Meet the requirement to maintain at least a 2.50 grade point average (GPA). 

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