Amtrak/United Negro College Fund
Scholarship Name: Amtrak Travel Scholarship
Description: The United Negro College Fund has teamed up with Amtrak to provide a $750 to undergraduate students with a minimum GPA of 3.0 who attend one of two dozen schools. The following link includes all of the eligible schools, many of which are Historically Black Colleges and Universities.
Awards per Year: Varies
Award is Open to: Undergraduate Students
Major/Field of Study: Open
How to Apply/Contact: Apply online at the United Negro College Fund website.
See Also: Travel and Tourism Scholarships, Scholarships for African-American Students
U.S. Travel Association
Scholarship Name: National Council of Destination Organizations Graduate Scholarship
Description: The U.S. Travel Association administers foundation scholarships that encourage students to pursue careers in travel and tourism. The National Council of Destination Organizations Graduate Scholarship seeks Master’s and Ph.D. level students who are conduct research about how to improve the travel and tourism industry. Applicants are required to write an essay about their particular interests in the travel and tourism field.
Awards per Year: 1
Award is Open to: Graduate Students
Major/Field of Study: Travel and Tourism
How to Apply/Contact: To apply for this scholarship you must first be nominated by a faculty member in travel and tourism studies. For more information, please visit the U.S. Travel Association website.
See Also: Scholarships for Travel and Tourism, Scholarships for Graduate Students