Fund Your Future Scholarships for Hospitality Students

Founded in 1984, NEWH is an international non-profit organization, which provides access to the hospitality industry
through scholarships, mentorship, and education. NEWH chapters and regional groups award scholarships annually to
students pursuing a future within the hospitality market. NEWH scholarship alumni boast careers in hospitality design,
development, hotel management, operations, and culinary, around the world.

Annual Amount


Additional Selection Criteria

NEWH chapters and regional groups across the U.S., Canada, and the UK award scholarships annually, based on whether student is in a 2-year, 4-year or graduate program and the following criteria:
  •  Enrolled student attending an accredited college/program in: Los Angeles, Southern California and zip codes 900-935
  •  Must have completed half your total required credits/units/hours for an undergraduate degree (or 2-year certificate program) or be a graduate student
  •  3.0 GPA (cumulative) or overall “B” average or grade percentage of 83% - 86% equivalent
  •  Have financial need through college for current/upcoming tuition or program approved books/supplies
  •  Major and career objective within a hospitality related field (interior design, architecture, hospitality, management, travel and tourism, culinary, senior living, etc.)

Application Process

Include with your application
  • Official Transcript
  • Letters of recommendation (for example from): professor, advisor and/or department head Letters from industry professionals: past/current employers (does not have to be hospitality specific)
  • Student Essay 2 pages, double spaced, 12pt. font to include:

    • Background of yourself and your experience.
    • Your goals and objectives after graduation.
    • What prompted you to choose this career?
    • Contributions you have made to your school program or to fellow students through leadership/participation.
    • Why is obtaining this scholarship important to you?
    • If your application is not accepted, what plans do you have for financing?


September 30, 2018

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