Apply for Scholarships

Funding opportunities for hospitality students are available.


Hospitality scholarships on the AcademicWorks website are now accepting applications for the Fall 2014 semester until Friday, September 5, 2014.

Students may apply for multiple opportunities as long as eligibility requirements are met. Hospitality students will be notified of new scholarship opportunities as they become available on the website.

How to Apply for Scholarships

  • Go to the FIU AcademicWorks website.

  • Sign in with your MyAccounts username and password.
  • Complete the general application.
  • Select the Opportunities tab and click Ours. All available scholarships will be displayed.
  • Apply to all appropriate opportunities.
  • Tip: A simple way to find all Chaplin School scholarships is to type “hospitality” in the search bar on the FIU AcademicWorks website.

Deadlines
Completed applications are due on the FIU AcademicWorks website by the second Friday of the semester for which you are applying.

For more information, please contact:

Shantell Rolle
Scholarship Coordinator
305.919.4500
sroll009@fiu.edu

Kathie Alexander
Director, Budget and Human Resources
gabrielk@fiu.edu

Requirements

The Chaplin School has affiliations with a variety of external funding organizations within the hospitality industry. Students will receive notices about these scholarship opportunities as they become available through their FIU student e-mail. Notices will also be available at the administration office HM 210.

2014 Scholarships

Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association Education Foundation Scholarship
Latin America & The Caribbean Scholarship
2014 Mary Tabacchi Scholarship
Network of Executive Women in Hospitality Chapter Scholarship
Tampa Bay Hospitality Alliance Scholarship
Tourism Cares Academic Scholarship

Apply directly to the organization using the contact information provided to be considered for an external scholarship.

For assistance, please contact:

Shantell Rolle
Scholarship Coordinator
305.919.4500
sroll009@fiu.edu

Kathie Alexander
Director, Budget and Human Resources
gabrielk@fiu.edu


Application Process

Students must complete the teaching assistant application form. The class for which the student will be an assistant must be indicated and the professor of that class must sign the application form in the spaces provided. The professor’s signature is an indication of his/her approval of this student. Qualified students are those who have a cumulative FIU G.P.A. of 3.0 or above, and have received a grade of ‘B’ or better in the class for which they would be an assistant.

For more information, please contact:

Shantell Rolle
Scholarship Coordinator
305.919.4500
sroll009@fiu.edu

Kathie Alexander
Director, Budget and Human Resources
gabrielk@fiu.edu

Carnival Gold Scholars

The Carnival Corporation has established a scholarship program to support the educational endeavors of first-time college students at FIU’s Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management. The Carnival Scholars program was established to support five renewable, full-tuition scholarships (including tuition, fees, room, board, books, academic tutoring, etc.) of up to $20,000 per year each to five qualifying students in the Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management.

Summer/Fall 2014 Scholars
Marvah Benjamin

Marvah V. Benjamin

Marvah Benjamin is a past recipient of the Hospitality Excellence Award and serves as the President of the Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA) at the South Broward High School. An honor roll student and a peer advisor, she is also a member of the National Academy Foundation and the Academy of Hospitality & Tourism.

 

Kristen Ayana Linton

Kristen Ayana Linton

A graduate of Coral Glades High School, Kristen Linton and has a clear passion for the hospitality industry with a focus on culinary management. In 2012, she volunteered at the Food Network South Beach Wine & Food Festival and assisted with the healthy eating live demos. A supporter of the Integrity Children’s Fund walk, Kristen helped raise funds for schools in Jamaica as part of her community involvement.

 

Erick B. Magloire

Erick B. Magloire

Erick B. Magloire is a past recipient of the Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association Excellence in Education Scholarship, a two-time district winner and a one –time state winner of the Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA) competitions. He currently serves as the Vice-President of the South Broward High School DECA chapter, and is a member of the Academy of Hospitality & Tourism.

 

Andrea Martinez-Bustamante

Andrea Martinez-Bustamante

Andrea Martinez – Bustamante graduated from Coral Reef Senior High School with a 5.2 GPA and has a passion for the hospitality industry, with a focus on event management.  She spends her time volunteering for non-profit organizations dedicated to improving children’s lives, such as YOUTHMove, Camillus House, Miami Children’s Museum and Miami Children’s Hospital. A freshman as of Fall 2014, Andrea will be pursuing a B.S. in Hospitality Management.

 

Kandys Adeline Temes

Kandys Adeline Temes

As a past recipient of the Superintendent’s Outstanding Student Volunteer Award for Broward County Schools, Kandys Temes spends her spare time organizing fundraising events to benefit various educational programs for children in Broward County. As a student, she served as a chapter member of the Distributive Education Club of America (DECA) and was an executive producer of the Cooper City High CTV TODAY Morning Show. A member of the National Honor Society, Kandys also serves as the Chairperson of TerraCycle Committee, with the goal of promoting sustainable practices in her community.