NTA Eric Friedheim Scholarship
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|Tourism Cares manages the scholarship funds for various Travel, Tourism, and Hospitality Industry organizations, which include the American Society of Travel Agents (ASTA), the International Airlines Travel Agent Network (IATAN), and the NTA Scholarship funds, along with some established by individuals. The following list contains the 2011 Tourism Cares Academic Scholarship and Internship offerings for undergraduate and graduate level students of primarily travel-and-tourism- or hospitality-related programs of study. It includes 62 awards totaling $88,000, ranging from $1,000 to $5,000. All applicants must be enrolled in school fall semester of the calendar year of application to be eligible to receive the scholarship award|
|Eligibility Criteria: • citizen or permanent resident of the United States • full-time graduate student enrolled in a travel-and-tourism- or hospitality-related program of study, who can demonstrate a clear focus on and commitment to the tourism-subject area • enrolled at a college or university in the United States • cumulative , or overall, 3.0 grade point average (GPA), or greater, on a U. S. 4.0 scale • enrolled at an accredited four-year college or university, and entering any year of graduate study in the fall of the calendar year of application. Required Items: • U.S. passport, or U. S. Alien Registration Card as proof of permanent residency • resume • evaluation and letter of recommendation from a faculty member or teacher in your field of study • evaluation and letter of recommendation from an industry professional you worked for; the industry must be related to your field of study • ESSAY: You have chosen to pursue a career path in the travel and tourism or hospitality industry. What changes have you observed thus far in the industry, and what changes do you anticipate in the future of the industry? Where do you see your future potential in the industry? Mention any awards or commendations you have received relating to the travel and tourism or hospitality industry. • official transcript|