Rama Scholarship for the American Dream

Sponsor: American Hotel and Lodging Educational Foundation

$1,000 - $3,000
award type
May 1st, 2016
application deadline
Not Reported
21 Awarded
Prior Year

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Schools participating in this program include Bethune-Cookman College, California State Polytechnic University, Cornell University, Florida International University, Georgia State university, Greenville Technical College, Howard University, Johnson & Wales University, New York University, University of Central Florida, University of Houston, University of South Carolina, and Virginia Tech. The participating schools select the student nominees based upon a set of minimum eligibility criteria which include: enrolled in at least 9 credit hours for the fall and spring semesters, majoring in an undergraduate or graduate hospitality management program, minimum GPA of 2.5, U.S. citizenship or permanent resident, and schools must give preference to students of Asian-Indian descent or other minority groups, as well as JHM employees and their dependents.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Must attend a university, a four-year college or a two-year college
  • Must be a US Citizen
  • Minimum 2.5 GPA
  • Must not be attending high school currently
  • Restricted by race for American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian/Pacific Islander, Black or Hispanic students
  • Restricted to students studying Hospitality Management, Recreation, Parks, Leisure Studies, Travel/Tourism, Food Service/Hospitality, or Culinary Arts

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