Rama Scholarship for the American Dream

American Hotel and Lodging Educational Foundation/Rama Scholarship for the American Dream

Schools participating in this program include Bethune-Cookman College, California State Polytechnic University, Cornell University, Florida International University, Georgia State university, Greenville Technical College, Howard University, Johnson & Wales University, New York University, University of Central Florida, University of Houston, University of South Carolina, and Virginia Tech. The participating schools select the student nominees based upon a set of minimum eligibility criteria which include: enrolled in at least 9 credit hours for the fall and spring semesters, majoring in an undergraduate or graduate hospitality management program, minimum GPA of 2.5, US citizenship or permanent resident, and schools must give preference to students of Asian-Indian descent or other minority groups, as well as JHM employees and their dependents.


Award Amount: $1,000 – $3,000
Number of Awards: Not reported
Application Deadline: May 1
Available to Class Level: Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors, Graduate students
Renewability: Not renewable


Minimum GPA Required: 2.5
Ethnicity/Heritage: American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian/Pacific Islander, African-American/Black, Hispanic
Residency: None specified
Gender: None specified
Religious Affiliation: None specified
Location of College: None specified
Area of Study: Culinary Arts, Food Service/Hospitality, Hospitality Management, Recreation, Parks, Leisure Studies, Travel/Tourism
Financial Need: Financial need analysis is required


Organization: Foundation Manager American Hotel and Lodging Educational Foundation
Address: 1201 New York Avenue, NW, Suite 600
City, State, Zip: Washington, DC 20005
Telephone: (202) 289-3139
Fax: (202) 289-3199
E-mail: cboatman@ahlef.org
Web Site: Web site

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