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Financial Assistance and Other Resources

American Bus Association: provides a variety of scholarships which recognize deserving students who demonstrate scholastic ability, leadership, character, diversity, and the potential to be future leaders in the transportation, travel, and tourism industry.

American Hotel and Lodging Educational Foundation offers scholarships to those enrolled in a U.S. undergrad hospitality degree program such as hotel/restaurant management, culinary arts, travel/tourism, or hotel administration.

Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International Foundation: has provided scholarships to students pursuing a career in hospitality sales and marketing since 1983. The Foundation awards merit scholarships to full-time students in the Baccalaureate/Graduate Degree Candidate category and merit scholarships to part-time students pursuing Associate, Baccalaureate or Graduate Degrees.

Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP): the association and its members are proud contributors to hospitality continuing education programs around the world.

Restaurant Association of Maryland Education Foundation: offers a variety of scholarships, and its web site provides links to other sources of scholarship assistance.

Maryland Tourism Education Foundation Scholarship: established to support hospitality and tourism students in the state of Maryland. Eligible students can receive up to a $1,000 scholarship for their tuition expenses.

Tourism Cares: awards more than $80,000 in scholarships annually and manages 1.7 million in scholarship funds endowed by individual donors and the following travel, tourism, and hospitality industry associations.