Statler Foundation Scholarship Fund

Description: “For research work for the benefit of the hotel industry of the United States, not only in the construction and operation of hotels, but in the training and making more proficient the workers in hotels, for the benefit of the hotel industry, as a whole.” – Ellsworth M. Statler
Requirements: This scholarship is available to students with a declared major in the Hospitality and Tourism Department. Candidates must be registered as full-time students majoring in hotel management, culinary arts, or the equivalent. Preference is given to students who live in Western New York.
Semester(s) Awarded: Fall. Payment will not be received until December
Renewable: No

Supplemental Questions
  1. Do you reside in Western New York (Erie, Niagara, Chautauqua, Allegany, Cattaraugus, Genesee, Orleans, Wyoming, Monroe, Wayne, Livingston, or Ontario County)?
  2. Parent or Guardian Information
    • Are you a U.S. citizen?
    • Parent's or Guardian's address
    • Parent's or Guardian's full name
    • Parent's or Guardian's occupation: Father:
    • Parent's or Guardian's occupation: Mother:
  3. School Information:
    • Address of the school you are now attending:
    • Current school's phone number:
    • Date of graduation:
    • List the extra-curricular or work activity you feel has contributed the most to your development.
    • Name of the school you are now attending:
    • Name of your school principal or dean:
    • What foreign language(s), if any, can you speak? Please indicate if you are fluent or understandably. See help text for guidance.
    • What paying jobs have you held? Indicate whether it was during the summer or school year, the approximate number of hours per week, and your earnings.
  4. Personal History
    • Write of your personal background, interests, etc (not more than 300 words) to include: 1. When you became interested in the Hospitality Field. 2. Your experience with the field as a customer, as a worker, in your personal contacts with those in the field. 3. Why you think you have the aptitudes and interests necessary for success in this field. 4. What progress you expect to make in the next ten years in the field.
  5. Financial Status
    • Do you expect financial assistance from your family?
    • Do you expect to recieve any financial loans or grants from other private or public sources? If so, please list.
    • If financial assistance is available pursuant to the foregoing, how much of the total tuition can you assume? State the amount in dollars.