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Academy of Travel and Tourism Scholarship



The 2004 National Tourism Foundation Academy of Travel and Tourism Scholarship is available to seniors at the National Academy Foundation's Academy of Travel and Tourism who are preparing to attend accredited post- secondary tourism-related programs. Each academy will have the opportunity to submit the most qualified applicant from that school. The Foundation awards a $500 scholarship to one student annually to offset post-secondary educational expenses and encourage further education in travel and tourism. Applicants for the 2004 Academy of Travel and Tourism scholarship must be:
  1. Completing their senior year of high school study at the Academy of Travel and Tourism location
  2. Preparing to enter a post-secondary tourism-related program
  3. A strong academic performer with at least a 3.0 grade point average on a 4.0 scale
Applicants must provide the following:
  1. 2004 Academy of Travel and Tourism Scholarship application
  2. List of work and/or internship experience in the tourism industry
  3. List of extracurricular activities (avoiding repetition of those listed in the item above)
  4. Two recommendation letters - one from the director of the Academy and one from a teacher, internship supervisor or mentor (excluding relatives)
  5. A signed*, one-page, typewritten essay on the importance, for the applicant, of entering a tourism- related career
Note: By signing this essay, you verify that it is your original work. ACADEMY OF TRAVEL & TOURISM SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION Name:______________________________________________________ School:____________________________________________________ School Address:_____________________________________________ City:______________________________________________________ State/Province:____________________________________________ Postal Code:________________________________________________ Phone:_____________________________________________________ E-mail:____________________________________________________ Home Address:_______________________________________________ City:______________________________________________________ State/Province:____________________________________________ Postal Code:________________________________________________ Phone:_____________________________________________________ E-mail:____________________________________________________ Major:_____________________________Minor:__________________ Year of Study:__________ Expected Date of Graduation:________ Overall GPA (4.0 scale):________Major GPA (4.0 scale):______ Post-secondary school you plan to attend:__________________ ___________________________________________________________ Submit all materials by May 10, 2004 to:
Academy of Travel and Tourism Scholarship National Tourism Foundation 546 East Main St. Lexington, KY 40508 Phone: 800-682-8886 Fax: 859-226-4437