CH&LAEF Scholarship Application

For application eligibility and guidelines, please click here prior to application submission.

Application deadline is March 31, 2018.

Please consider me for the following scholarship(s):   (Please check all that you are applying for.)

SECTION ONE: Personal Information
  • Yes No

SECTION TWO: Enrollment Information

  • Yes No
  • Full-time Part-time
  • Bachelor's Associate's Certificate
SECTION THREE: Background & Career Goals

In 1-2 pages describe your personal background including information you consider relevant to receiving a scholarship, such as work experience, career aspirations, reason for choosing hospitality industry, etc. (Upload at the end of this application.)

SECTION FOUR: Extracurricular and Professional Activities and Certifications

SECTION FIVE: Transcripts, Resumes & Essay Uploads

In addition to completing this application in full, to be considered for a scholarship, you must provide the following:

  • A current resume of education & work experience.
  • A copy of your most recent college, high school or GED transcript which includes a cumulative grade point average. Official and unofficial transcripts will be accepted.
  • An essay of no more than 1-2 pages, as described in Section Three.
  • A professional reference from an employer, or a letter from a teacher or professor (none of whom can be a relative).

Please ensure you include your name in the FileName, and in the document. You may upload these files by clicking the "Select Files" button below, email to, or mail to CH&LA at 414 29th Street, Sacramento, CA 95816-3211.

SECTION SIX: Application Certification

By submitting this application, I certify that the information provided is complete and accurate to the best of my knowledge. If requested, I agree to provide proof of the information I have given on this form. CH&LAEF reserves the right to randomly audit the applications and request official transcripts. In the event that I do not provide this documentation, or it does not support the information provided in this application, I acknowledge that the scholarship could be revoked, in which case any award monies must be returned to CH&LAEF. I authorize any college in which I am or have been enrolled to release my most recent transcript when requested. I authorize CH&LAEF to share my contact information with its partner hotel state associations in order to send me additional scholarship information. In the event that I am provided a scholarship, I agree to send CH&LAEF a picture of myself and give CH&LAEF and its sponsoring organizations permission to use the information in this application, my picture, and any scholarship testimonial statements I provide in any of their publications or promotional activities.

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