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ASTA Arnold Rigby Scholarship

Sponsored by: Tourism Cares

Applicant must be a permanent resident of United States or Canada enrolled as a full-time or part-time graduate student entering any year of graduate study (in the fall of the calendar year of application) in a travel-and-tourism- or hospitality- related program at an accredited four-year college or university in the U.S. or Canada, with a minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 U.S. scale. Applicant is required to submit a U.S. or Canadian passport as proof of citizenship, or U.S. or Canadian Alien Registration Card as proof of permanent residency, resume, two evaluations and letters of recommendation (one academic, one professional), an official transcript, and an essay. Essay topic: You have chosen to pursue a career path in the travel and tourism or hospitality industry. What changes have you observed thus far in the industry, and what changes do you anticipate in the future of the industry? Where do you see your future potential in the industry? Mention any awards or commendations you have received relating to the travel and tourism or hospitality industry. Application is online.


Application Deadline April 1
Scholarship, Grant, Fellowship or Contest Scholarship
Required areas of study tourism and travel
Awarded every year? yes
Renewable? no
Must be repaid? no
Required to attend a specific school? no
Is a separate application required? yes



Max $2,500
Average $2,500
Min $2,500


Max 2

Contact Information

ATTN: Scholarshi Department
Tourism Cares
275 Turnpike Street, Suite 307
Canton, MA 02021 United States

Phone: (781) 821-5990
Fax: (781) 821-8949

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