CH&LA Education Foundation Scholarships

The 2016-2017 CH&LAEF Student Scholarship cycle is now open


The deadline for applications is March 31, 2016. Please review the guidelines here and to complete an application.


General Scholarship Awards ($1000 - $2500)

The General Scholarship is a merit-based program designed to reward those who have demonstrated a desire to make the lodging industry a career, and applied to or are enrolled in an accredited two or four year college or university program of lodging management. The General Scholarship provides recognition and financial assistance to those who desire a lodging industry career. Scholarships will be paid directly to the students in two equal installments each academic year.


Kevin Johnson Memorial Scholarship Award ($1500 per year)

The Kevin Johnson Memorial Scholarship is intended specifically for students enrolled in high schools which have active lodging management programs - either National Academy Foundation programs or the Lodging Management Program developed by the Education Institute of the American Hotel & Lodging Association. The purpose of this scholarship is to recognize those schools and provide incentives to the scholarship recipients to continue with their education and seek employment in the lodging industry.

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