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Missouri Travel Council Scholarship

    
2016 APPLICATION GUIDELINES

[ Scholarship Recipients / Application ]

The Missouri Travel Council will offer two (2) $1,000.00 scholarships payable to the institution of higher learning of the applicant’s choice. Guidelines for the “Bob Smith Tourism Scholarship” include:

  1. Applicant must be currently enrolled as a Sophomore, Junior or Senior in an accredited college or university in the State of Missouri. Applicant must be pursuing a hospitality related major such as hotel/restaurant management, parks and recreation, etc.
     

  2. Applicant must be a current resident of the state of Missouri.
     

  3. Applicant must have a grade point average of 3.0 or better on a 4.0 scale.
     

  4. Applicant is required to submit at least one letter of recommendation.
     

  5. Applicant is required to complete the Scholarship Application Form and submit to MTC office. Areas of interest include: Goals/Future Plans/ Statement of Why You Are Pursuing A Career in Hospitality/Tourism Field; Community Involvement; Academic Activities/Achievement and Hospitality/Tourism Related Experience.
     

  6. Deadline for Submittals: Application and Letter(s) of Recommendation must be received at Missouri Travel Council office by March 1, 2016.
     

  7. Winners will be notified by April 1, 2016.
     

  8. Priority of selection criteria is as follows:

    Academic Activities/Achievement - 30%
    Community Involvement - 20%
    Hospitality/Tourism Related Experience - 30%
    Goals/Plans - 20%
     

  9. APPLICATION DEADLINE IS March 1, 2016

Mail to:   Missouri Travel Council
              1505 East Riverside Drive
              Cape Girardeau, MO 63701-2219

  1. Questions? Contact Chuck Martin - MTC Executive Director at 573-803-3777 or email to cmartin@missouritravel.com

CLICK HERE to download
a copy of the Application & Guidelines in pdf format.


BOB SMITH TOURISM SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS

2015 RECIPIENTS

Emily Farris – Kimberling City / Attending College of the Ozarks

Kaitlyn Raw – Columbia / Attending University of Missouri-Columbia

PAST RECIPIENTS

2013-14

Megan Elizabeth Pollitt - Palmyra / Attending Missouri State University

Presley Wehrle - Jefferson City / Attending University of Central Missouri

2012 

Daniel Bender - Warrensburg, MO / Attending University of Central Missouri

Lauren Padden – Warrensburg, MO / Attending University of Central Missouri

2011

Catherine Blankenship - Springfield, MO / Attending Missouri State University 

Matthew Evans - West Plains, MO / Attending Missouri State University

2010

Darcy Bright - Bucklin, MO / Attending College of the Ozarks

Amanda Mertens - Fenton, MO / Attending University of Missouri-Columbia

2009

Amanda Kenny - St. Peters, MO / Attending Missouri State University

Amber Miller - Columbia, MO / Attending University of Missouri – Columbia

2008

Jessica Clark - O’Fallon, MO / Attending University of Central Missouri

Rachel Pellham - Springfield / Attending College of the Ozarks

2007

Robin Loehner - Koeltztown / Attending University of Missouri-Columbia

Meredith Schlup - Centralia / Attending College of the Ozarks

  
Missouri Travel Council

1505 East Riverside Drive
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701-2219

cmartin@missouritravel.com
Phone:  573-803-3777

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