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ASTA Alaskan Airlines Scholarship

Sponsored by: Tourism Cares


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Applicant must be citizen or permanent resident of the United States or Canada who is enrolled as a full-time or part-time undergraduate in a travel-and-tourism- or hospitality-related program of study at an accredited college or university in the U.S. or Canada, with a minimum 3.0 GPA on a U.S. 4.0 scale. Applicants enrolled in a two-year or three-year (for Quebec) college will be entering the final year in the fall of the calendar year of application, and will have completed a minimum 30 or 60 credit hours respectively by the end of the semester. Applicants enrolled in a four-year school will be entering junior or senior year in the fall of the calender year of application and will have completed a minimum 60 or 90 credit hours respectively by the end of this semester or term. For a complete application, please submit a U.S. or Canadian passport as proof of citizenship, or U.S. or Canadian Alien Registration Card as proof of permanent residency, a resume, two evaluations and letters of recommendation (one academic, one professional), official transcript, and an essay. Essay topic: Discuss what segment of the travel and tourism or hospitality industry your current program of study focuses on. What opportunities are you taking advantage of as you prepare for a career in the industry? Please tell us about your academic and extracurricular activities and experiences, i.e. work, internships, etc., and how they tie into your present and future goals. Mention any awards or commendations you have received relating to the travel and tourism or hospitality industry.


Application deadline April 1
Scholarship, grant, fellowship, or contest Scholarship
Awarded every year? yes
Renewable? no
Must be repaid? no
Required to attend a specific school? no
Separate application required? yes

Contact Information

Carolyn Viles
Director of Grants and Scholarships
Tourism Cares

Phone: (781) 821-5990 ext. 208
Official website

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