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Missouri Travel Council Scholarship

    
2017 APPLICATION GUIDELINES

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2017 Bob Smith Tourism Scholarship Application Guidelines


    In 2017, the Missouri Travel Council will offer two (2) $1,000.00 scholarships payable to the selected winners’ student
    accounts at their institution of higher learning. Guidelines for “The 2017 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 or tourism related major.
     
  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 it to the Missouri Travel Council office.  Areas of interest include: 1) Academic Activities / Achievements, 2) Community Involvement, 3) Hospitality/Tourism Related Experience (Work or Volunteer) and 4) Goals / Future Career Plans Including a Statement of Why You Are Pursuing a Career in a Hospitality/Tourism Field.
     
  6. Deadline for Submission: Application and Letter(s) of Recommendation must be received at Missouri Travel Council office by the close of business on March 15, 2017.
     
  7. Winners will be notified by April 10, 2017.
     
  8. Priority of selection criteria is as follows:

    Academic Activities/Achievement - 30%

    Community Involvement - 20%

    Hospitality/Tourism Related Experience - 30%

    Goals/Future Career Plans Including a Statement of Why You Are Pursuing a Career in a Hospitality/Tourism Field - 20%  

     
  9. Mail 1) Application, 2) Narrative, 3) Transcript & 4) Letter(s) of Recommendation to:

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

Or Email information to: cmartin@missouritravel.com

  1. Questions?   Contact Chuck Martin, Missouri Travel Council Executive Director at (573) 803-3777 or Email cmartin@missouritravel.com.

  
Missouri Travel Council

1505 East Riverside Drive
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701-2219

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

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