Maine Innkeepers Association Scholarship

Application Information

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Amount
Awarded

$800

Awarded

Application Deadline

April 12

Friday
Awarded By:

Maine Innkeepers Association

Number of Awards & Eligibility: The number of awards offered varies annually based on funding. It is anticipated that 10 scholarships will be given in 2018.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for U.S. students.
  2. Must be a resident of Maine.
  3. Must plan to pursue a career in the lodging or foodservice fields, OR be a family member of an active or allied member of the Maine Innkeepers Association, or an employee of a member or a family member of an employee of a member.
  4. Must be a U.S. citizen.
  5. 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: This scholarship is available for Maine undergraduate and graduate students who plan to pursue a career in the lodging or foodservice fields, or are family members, employees, or family members of an employee of a member of the Maine Innkeepers Association.

Application requirements for the Maine Innkeepers Association Scholarship are:

  • Application form
  • Official Transcript
  • Recommendation letters (3)
  • Personal statement
Additional Information: Awards are made based on scholastic record, financial need, employment record, extracurricular activities, a desire for a career in the hospitality industry, and connection to an MIA member (if applicable). Preference will be given to applicants who are employees or family members of active or allied member properties.

Award Amount: One award of $2,000, and nine awards of $1,000 or $500. All awards are offered annually and are non-renewable. The student may reapply each year if he/she is still eligible.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $800.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Friday, April 12

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Friday, April 12

Applications are available by contacting the Maine Innkeepers Association (MIA) using the contact information listed, and are accepted after February 1. In addition to a completed application, the applicant must submit the following: an official high school transcript (or college, if most recent); three letters of reference, one each from a current school teacher, place of employment, and personal reference; and a typed, double-spaced letter of no more than 500 words describing his/her career goals, why he/she is qualified for this scholarship, anything further he/she wishes to share with the scholarship committee, and an explantion of his/her connection (if any) with the MIA. The application packet must be sent to the address provided, and must be received by the deadline date.
Contact: Greg Dugal
Address: 45 Melville St. Augusta, Maine 04330

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