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California Hotel and Lodging Association Scholarships

College of Business : Scholarship Detail : 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:

  • General Scholarship
  • 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 or or apply by mail.

Instructions and policies for all applicants:

  • All applications must be filled out properly and the correct documentation attached.
  • All applicants should be California residents.
  • All scholarships are self-nominated.
  • An interview will be required (either in person or by phone)
  • Scholarships are awarded in the range of $500 to $1,500 per academic year to successful applicants.
  • All applicants must have graduated from high school with a 2.7 or better GPA (based on the four point system)
  • Each scholarship is for one academic year. They may be renewed by re-application. For transfer or university students, the scholarship will be activated after the first completed semester.
  • All scholarships are merit based, however, if two candidates are otherwise equally qualified, preference may be given to applicants demonstrating a financial need.
  • Failure to meet all requirements may cause the CH&LA Education Foundation to revoke a scholarship and/or be repaid by the recipient.
  • Application Deadline: March 31, 2011. Winners announced by May 31, 2011.

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