Letitia B. Carter Scholarship

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Amount
Awarded

$1,250

Awarded

Application Deadline

March 1

Sunday
Awarded By:

Restaurant Association of Maryland Education Foundation (RAMEF)

Number of Awards & Eligibility: The number of awards offered varies annually. Usually, one to two awards are offered annually.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for international and U.S. students.
  2. Must be a resident of Maryland.
  3. Must have applied to an RAMEF-recognized professional development program in hospitality or be enrolled in an RAMEF-recognized foodservice/hospitality program and plan to pursue hospitality-related coursework.
  4. Must have completed 400 hours of documented industry experience if the applicant is a high school or college student OR 1,500 hours if the applicant is an industry professional or teacher/instructor.
  5. Must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher if a high school or college applicant.
  6. Must be a high school senior or older to apply for this undergraduate and graduate award.

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

Description: High school seniors or older students who have applied to an RAMEF-recognized professional development program in hospitality or are enrolled in an RAMEF-recognized foodservice/hospitality program and plan to pursue hospitality-related coursework are eligible for this award. Students must be Maryland residents, have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher, and have 400 hours of documented industry experience (if high school/college students) OR 1,500 hours if an industry professional or teacher/instructor.

Application requirements for the Letitia B. Carter Scholarship are:

  • Application form
  • Essay
  • Photo
  • Other materials based on app. status
Additional Information: Judges will score applicants based on the following criteria: grade point average, industry-related work experience, presentation of the application, essay answers, and the completed application. Selections will be made by May 30.

Award Amount: The award amount varies according to the student's needs. The award amount ranges from $500 to $2,000 annually, non-renewable.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $1,250.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Sunday, March 1

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Sunday, March 1

The application deadline date has not yet been finalized for this year, but is expected to remain the same as last year. The deadline date shown here is tentative based on last year's date. Please check back in December for a refreshed application deadline date. Applications are available on the Restaurant Association of Maine Education Foundation (RAMEF) website. In addition to the completed application, each college or high school applicant must submit the following materials: a photograph; a photocopy of his/her college curriculum; official sealed transcripts from his/her current high school or college; a pay stub from his/her most recent/current employer(s) providing evidence of industry-related work experience and record of additional work-related experience; a letter of recommendation from his/her supervisor; a letter of recommendation from a teacher; and a one-page response to the two essay questions on the application. An industry professional or teacher/instructor must submit the following additional materials: a photograph; a one-page response to the two essay questions on the application; a pay stub from his/her employer documenting 1,500 hours of industry experience, one letter of support and employment, and two letters of recommendation. Applications must be received by the deadline date to be considered for the following academic school year.
Contact: LaDeana Wentzel
Address: 6301 Hillside Court Columbia, Maryland 21046

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