Deadline for 2014 CHTAEF Scholarships applications extended to April 30th, 2014

The Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association Education Foundation (CHTAEF) sholarship program has extended its application deadline to April 30, 2014.  CHTAEF urges all Caribbean tourism and hospitality students and professionals who require financial assistance to take advantage of this opportuinty to pursue their dreams of achieving and advancing their career in the tourism and hospitality field. 

The absolute deadline for applications is April 30, 2014 at 5 pm Eastern Caribbean Time.  Full details can be found on the CHTAEF website or by contacting one’s local hotel association.

Applications must be submitted with the approval of the AHTA in order to be considered.

Scholarship recipients will be advised of their approval status and, if accepted, the amount of their award, no earlier than May 25, 2014.

In 2013, CHTAEF awarded 24 scholarships totaling US$154,500 to Caribbean nationals pursuing higher education or professional development in hospitality and tourism after receiving 48 qualified applications from 13 countries.

CHTAEF awards worthy Caribbean nationals who demonstrate a strong commitment to the hospitality and tourism industry, proving the potential for future success, with scholarship money to enhance or further their expertise.  This includes academic tuition scholarships, short-course professional development tuition scholarships, work experience placement opportunities, and grants for tourism and hospitality teachers for furthering their education or to gain industry work experience.

Sponsors include Virgin Holidays, Interval International, FirstCaribbean International Bank, Johnson & Wales University, Florida International University, Monroe College and University of Memphis.

            Contact or call 571-436-4386 for more information.