Hospitality Transfer Scholarship: Non-Florida Transfer Student

THIS SCHOLARSHIP IS FOR NON-FLORIDA RESIDENTS ADMITTED AS A TRANSFER STUDENT TO THE UNDERGRADUATE HOSPITALITY PROGRAM AND BEGINNING IN SPRING 2019. If you started in a previous semester, you are not eligible. If you are starting in a future semester, please wait until the scholarship program for your start date opens (after December 10, 2018 for Summer 2019).

This limited, competitive scholarship awards $2,000 ($1,000 each semester for up to 2 semesters) for non-Florida resident transfer students with A.S./A.A. degree or at least 60 transferable credits. THERE IS ONLY ONE AWARD AVAILABLE EACH SEMESTER.

Student Eligibility requirements:
• Student must have been accepted to FIU as a Hospitality Management major, including
o Beverage Management
o Culinary Management
o Event Management
o Hospitality Management (no specific major)
o Hotel/Lodging Management
o Restaurant/Foodservice Management
o Travel & Tourism Management
• Student must have at least 2.75 GPA (as calculated by Admissions) and be a first-time transfer student to FIU with at least 60 transferable credits
• Student must be classified as out-of-state for tuition and residency purposes (international students are eligible)
• Student must enter FIU for their original entry date (i.e. award cannot be deferred to a future semester) and must be registered full-time (at least 12 credit hours in each of their first two semesters)

To apply, students should submit a scholarship application including:
• Student must write a 1 – 2 page essay discussing “Why you have chosen Hospitality and Tourism as a Career”
• Resume, including (1) work experience/industry experience, (2) previous awards/honors, and (3) service to your college and/or community

For questions about this scholarship opportunity, please contact Dawn Fagnan, Asst. Director of Enrollment and Recruitment Services, at (305) 919-4513 or fagnand@fiu.edu.

Award
2,000
Deadline
12/02/2018
Supplemental Questions
  1. Please upload a 1-2 page essay on " Why you have chosen hospitality & tourism as a career"
  2. Are you a Non-Florida Resident?