Apply for Scholarships

Scholarships are available to help fund your education. Browse through the list below for application requirements and instructions.

Beginning July 28, scholarship opportunities for hospitality students will be posted on the FIU AcademicWorks website. This transition requires that all applications for the Fall 2014 semester and onward be submitted online. The deadline to apply for Chaplin School scholarships online is September 5, 2014.


Requirements

All Internal Scholarships require students to be enrolled full-time in the Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management (minimum of 12 credits for undergraduate students and a minimum of nine credits for graduate students). Internal scholarships are offered in the fall and spring semesters only and are awarded according to merit and/or financial need. Recipients may be required to write a thank you letter and attend a scholarship luncheon. Acceptance of an award will serve as an agreement to these requirements.

A few of our opportunities are listed below; for all available scholarships please visit the FIU AcademicWorks website.

2014 Scholarships

Adel Debs Student Support Scholarship
Anthony G. Marshall American Dream Scholarship
The Chef Ken Perry Memorial Scholarship
Harvey Chaplin Student Support Scholarship
Interval International/Caribbean Hotel Association Scholarships
John W. Kluge Minority Scholarship
Marriott China Scholarship
Marriott Scholarship
Marvin and Maxine Himmel Scholarship
Metromedia Restaurant Minority Scholarship
Michael E. Hurst Lecture Scholarship
Ocean Waters Hospitality Management Scholarship
Ruby Tuesday Scholarship
Sciortino Family Scholarship
William J. Boykin Hospitality Management Scholarship

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 complete the common application form specifying that they are applying to be a teaching assistant. They must indicate the class for which they will be an assistant and the professor of that class must sign the application form where specified as an indication of approval of this student. Qualified students are those that have a minimum FIU G.P.A. of 3.0 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.