The Nova Scotia Tourism Human Resource Council is pleased to expand our current Tourism Scholarship to include a $1,000 award specific to students who have completed at least one year of post secondary education in a tourism/culinary program. Students are eligible to apply during the 2nd year of the program.
Applications will be reviewed by the NSTHRC Scholarship Committee and the recipient will be notified by March 20th, 2020. The Council is a proud supporter of secondary and post secondary tourism programs advancing Nova Scotia as a Centre of Excellence in education. For further information contact: Lynn McDonagh Hughes email: Lynn@tourism.ca
Mail applications to: Scholarship Committee Nova Scotia Tourism Human Resource Council 6589 Chebucto Road, Suite 201 Halifax, NS B3L 1L9 (902) 423-4480
Applications deadline: Friday, March 13th, 2020
Please note the criteria and process:
- Applicants must be currently attending a tourism/culinary program in Nova Scotia
- The application must include a current resume and a cover letter that provides the scholarship committee with an overview of the applicant’s attributes; include career interests and financial need
- A letter of support from at least one instructor and/or employ
Scholarship opportunities available through the NSTHRC are included below.
Walter H. Johnson Jr. Tourism Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded annually. There are two award categories: GOLD – $1,250.00 and SILVER – $750.00. Both awards are renewable for one additional year, for $750.00 and $250.00 respectively. Applicants must apply for the renewal. Preference will be given to Tourism 11 or Tourism 12 graduates.
Application Deadline: May 15
Nova Scotia Tourism Human Resource Council/
Hotel Association of Nova Scotia Culinary Scholarship
With the tremendous growth in the Tourism Sector, cooking professionals are in great demand. To assist in the growth of culinary talent in Nova Scotia, the Hotel Association of Nova Scotia and the Nova Scotia Tourism Human Resource Council are offering a Scholarship for high school graduates interested in pursuing post secondary education within the culinary trade. This Scholarship is presented annually in the amount of $1000 and is renewable for one additional year in the amount of $500. Applicants must apply for the renewal. Preference will be given to Tourism 11 or Tourism 12 graduates.
Application Deadline: May 15
Hotel Association of Nova Scotia (HANS)
Established in 1993, the Hotel Association of Nova Scotia’s (HANS) primary objective is “To make Nova Scotia a 365 day a year travel destination”. The principle role of this association is to act as a voice and represent the collective member hotels in expressing their views to all levels of government, media and academic institutions. This scholarship is presented annually in the amount of $1,000.00 and is non-renewable.
Application Deadline: May 15th
Judith B. Cabrita Tourism Professional Scholarships
To support the investment in human resource development in the Tourism Industry, NSTHRC is proud to award two scholarships for Tourism professionals seeking to upgrade their skills in their designated field.
Applications are accepted throughout the year and are reviewed by the NSTHRC Scholarship Committee on an individual basis.