Resources : Scholarships
Hotel & Restaurant Foundation Scholarships
The Hotel and Restaurant Foundation annually awards a large number of scholarships to SF State Hospitality Management or Culinary Arts majors who have leadership capabilities, industry experience and strong communication skills. Students applying for these scholarships must carry a 2.7 overall GPA and a 3.0 major coursework GPA while maintaining full-time enrollment. The Foundation endeavors to identify and reward the best and brightest of the hospitality industry's next generation of leaders. To do so, each year it asks students meeting certain basic requirements to complete and submit an application, write a short essay, and appear before an industry interview panel. Students apply directly through the Hotel & Restaurant Foundation. For more information, see College of Business : Scholarships: Hotel & Restaurant Foundation Scholarship Program.
Kimpton Hotel & Restaurant Scholarship
The Kimpton Hotel and Restaurant Scholarship Fund assists one promising Hospitality Management student (with a focus in Hotel Operations Management) in his or her studies. Students applying for this scholarship must possess a 2.65 cumulative/SF State GPA while maintaining full-time enrollment. Applicants should have worked/interned in the hotel industry for at least one semester – preferably in at any of the Kimpton properties. At the time of application, students should possess sophomore or junior standing and need to be enrolled full-time during the scholarship recipient semesters. The Kimpton Hotel and Restaurant Scholarship is financial need-based. In order for the University to determine financial need, students must apply for financial aid using FAFSA. Applications for this scholarship are available in late December/early January. The receipt deadline is generally in late March for the upcoming fall/spring semester. For more information, see College of Business : Scholarships : Kimpton Scholarship for Hotel Management Students
Lawrence Chan Scholarship
The purpose of the Lawrence Chan Scholarship is to award three scholarships to Hospitality Management students (with a focus in Hotel Operations Management) who have maintained a 3.0 GPA in their coursework and demonstrate student participation and leadership, work experience and career goals in the hospitality industry. Any student interested in applying must be declared as a Hospitality Management major with a focus on Hotel Operations Management. At the time of application, students must be in their sophomore or junior year and need to be enrolled full-time during the scholarship recipient semesters. Applications are available in late December/early January. The receipt deadline is generally in early February for the upcoming fall/spring semester. For more information, see College of Business : Scholarships : Lawrence Chan Scholarships.
Lori's Diner Scholarships
Loris Diner International offers $2,000 scholarships for SF State full-time Hospitality Management students who have successfully completed at least one semester of internship requirements at Loris Diner restaurants. Students must have a minimum cumulative grade-point average of 2.2 at SF State, and have met satisfactory internship performance and requirements at Loris Diner restaurant(s). For additional information, please contact Dr. Janet Sim at jsim@sfsu or Ms. Carolyn Byun at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International Northern California Chapter, Student Membership Scholarship Program
The purpose of this program is to provide scholarships for one year student memberships in HSMAI Northern California Chapter to students pursuing associate, baccalaureate and graduate degrees in hospitality management or related fields. There will be nine student memberships awarded, three each from these universities:
- California State University, East Bay
- San Francisco State University
- San Jose State University
The scholarship recipients will receive an annual membership to HSMAI-Northern California and will be entitled to all benefits of membership, including resource materials on the HSMAI web site. In addition, students attend HSMAI-Northern California educationally oriented luncheons at a discounted price of $15 throughout the length of their membership, which is one-third of the fee that members pay. The annual membership will be awarded to the student recipients for a calendar period of one year. If the students graduate, the membership follows each individual student until completion of the annual membership date. For complete information and a link to the application, see College of Business : Scholarships : Hospitality Sales and Mktg Assoc Int'l Northern CA Chapter – Student Membership Scholarship Program.
California Hotel and Lodging Association Scholarships
Are you a candidate for a CH&LAEF Scholarship?
Are you enrolled in a lodging management or hospitality program?
Are you working in the lodging or hospitality field? Are you looking to jump start or expand your career?
If so, you are probably a candidate for a California Hotel & Lodging Education Foundation Scholarship.
The Foundation administers four academic scholarships:
The Kevin Johnson Memorial Scholarship
The Richard Schroeck Scholarship
The “Working Professional” Scholarship
How it works…
All of our scholarships are “self nominated”. This means that you can apply directly for our scholarships. Your school doesn’t need to be affiliated with CH&LA and you do not need to be nominated.
Find out which CH&LA Education Foundation scholarships are right for you!
Complete the application online at www.calodging.com or or apply by mail.
For more information and a link to the scholarship packet, see College of Business : Scholarship Detail : California Hotel and Lodging Association Scholarships.
For more business scholarships, see College of Business : Scholarships.
For more SFSU scholarship opportunities, see Office of Student Financial Aid. For a list of scholarships, see Office of Student Financial Aid : Scholarships.