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Call for Scholarship Applicants

Jan 20, 2017

2017 Destinations of NYS Travel, Tourism, Hospitality & Culinary College Scholarship Fund

$1,500 Scholarship Award, Coordinated by New York State Tourism Industry Association

Application Deadline: March 31, 2017


  • Must be a resident of New York State.
  • Must be a full time student enrolled in a two year or four year Travel, Tourism, Hospitality or Culinary related program in a New York State school and have completed at least 30 semester hours by May 2017. (Your 2017 Fall semester must be in New York State.) The $1,500 will be sent to the New York State College of the winner's choice for the Fall 2017 semester toward tuition and/or educational books.
  • Must be attending an accredited degree-granting college or university in New York State with a travel, tourism, hospitality or culinary related field program.
  • Must have attained an overall grade point average of 3.0 or better (on a 4.0 point scale).
  • No eligible student may receive this award more than once.
  • Must submit a brief essay describing your reason for choosing this career path and your goals for the future, including pertinent work or internship experiences that you have had.
  • Applications will be verified through applicant's Travel, Tourism, Hospitality or Culinary Department head.

Application can be found online at