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Virginia Restaurant, Lodging & Travel Association Education Foundation Scholarship
Deadline: May 1, 2024
Section 1 - Personal Information
Are you a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident Alien?

You do not need to be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident Alien to be eligible for this scholarship

You may supply this information voluntarily. The VRLTAEF administers an equal opportunity scholarship program. 

Are you a:

This includes current high school seniors, GED, and high school students who haven't attended college.

Section 2 - School Information

Must match the GPA or GED score stated on the transcripts submitted with your application.

Section 3 - Work Experience

You must provide verification of work experience and number of hours worked. For details, please read the scholarship instructions. Judges will be evaluating you on your work experience. Please include your most recent work experience.

Section 4 - Awards and Achievements

Include only those activities and honors received during the past two years. 

Section 5 - Interests
Section 6 - Personal Goals

Provide in writing (no more than 500 words) a statement regarding the reasons for your interest in the hospitality industry and your personal career objectives upon completion of your academic program. 

Section 7 - Supporting Documents

Please upload the following documents to your application: 


  1. A current transcript of grades from the institution you are now attending. 

  2. Two (2) letters of recommendation* from the following sources: 

    • Teacher, advisor, or appropriate school official​

    • Previous employer

    • Other individuals who are aware of your character and leadership capabilities

*Please include the contact information for all letters of recommendation submitted

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Upload Letter #1
Upload Letter #2
Which scholarsips would you like to submit your application for? (select all that apply)

Please Read Before Submitting

To the best of my knowledge, I have provided the VRTLAEF with accurate information concerning all questions on this application. I agree to report to the VRLTAEF any changes that could affect the consideration of my application. I understand that failure to provide valid and complete information could result in the withdrawal of all financial assistance and the recall of all awards previously made by the VRLTAEF. 

Furthermore, if I become a scholarship recipient, I agree to have my information released to promote the VRLTAEF Scholarships Program throughout the restaurant and food service industry. 

Required if the applicant is under the age of 18

Thank you for your application! We’ll be in touch.

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