New scholarship offered to students studying travel
The Kansas City Regional Destination Alliance is offering a new tourism scholarship in conjunction with the Hotel and Lodging Association of Greater Kansas City. One thousand dollars has been designated in 2009 for students pursuing degrees in the travel and tourism or hospitality industry.
An application for the scholarship may be downloaded from the hotel association’s Web site, kansascitylodging.org, or by calling the association office at (816) 421-3646.
Scholarship applications for graduating high school seniors are due the first week of March. Applications from currently enrolled college students are due the first week of April.
The scholarship winner will be announced at the Hotel and Lodging Association’s June membership luncheon.