Alice S. Marriott Scholarship Fund

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Amount
Awarded

$10,000

Awarded

Application Deadline

April 15

Monday
Awarded By:

Alpha Kappa Alpha Educational Advancement Foundation, Inc.

Number of Awards & Eligibility: The number of awards offered varies annually. In prior years, there were two scholarships awarded.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for U.S. students.
  2. Must be a U.S. citizen.
  3. Must be a current undergraduate student enrolled in a degree-granting institution.
  4. Must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.
  5. Must major in hospitality management or hotel/motel management.
  6. Must be a traditionally underrepresented group.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: U.S. undergraduate students who have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher are eligible for this award. Students must major in hospitality management or hotel/motel management and be part of a traditionally underrepresented group.

Application requirements for the Alice S. Marriott Scholarship Fund are:

  • Essay
  • Recommendation letters (3)
  • Application form
  • Official Transcript
  • Resume
Additional Information: Marriott International has partnered with Alpha Kappa Alpha Educational Advancement Foundation, Inc. to grant scholarships. The scholarships are offered to students from traditionally underrepresented groups who are interested in careers in hospitality.

Award Amount: The award amount varies annually. Last year, a total of $20,000 was given through this program.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $10,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Monday, April 15

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Monday, April 15

Applications are available online from the Alpha Kappa Alpha Educational Advancement Foundation website. The student must upload the following supporting documents to the online application: official transcripts from all colleges attended with cumulative grade point average listed; three letters of recommendation from persons who can attest to his/her character, interpersonal relationships, and academic achievements; an essay of no more than two double-spaced typed pages explaining his/her understanding of what the hospitality industry entails; and a copy of his/her current resume that includes his/her last three employers/internships, college/university information, and honors/awards. Applications must be submitted by the deadline date.
Contact: Andrea Kerr
Address: 5656 South Stony Island Ave. Chicago, Illinois 60637

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