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ASTA Stan and Leone Pollard Scholarship

Sponsored by: Tourism Cares


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Applicant needs to be a citizen or permanent resident of the U.S. or Canada who is a full-time or part-time undergraduate in a travel-and-tourism- or hospitality-related program of study at an accredited two-year college or university in the U.S. or Canada with a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale OR re-entering the job market in the travel-and-tourism or hospitality industry. Applicants enrolled at a tow-year school will be entering their final year in the fall of the calendar year of application, and will have completed a minimum of 30 credit hours by the end of this semester or term. For a complete application, applicants should submit 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 professional, one academic), 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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