2013-2014 APPLICATION GUIDELINES
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:
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.
be a current resident of the state of
have a grade point average of 3.0 or better
on a 4.0 scale.
required to submit at least one letter of
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
Hospitality/Tourism Related Experience.
Submittals: Application and Letter(s) of
Recommendation must be received at Missouri
Travel Council office by March 1, 2014.
Winners will be
notified by March 15, 2014.
selection criteria is as follows:
Letter(s) of Recommendation - 10%
Goals/Plans - 20%
Community Involvement - 20%
Academic Activities/Achievement - 30%
Hospitality/Tourism Related Experience - 30%
DEADLINE IS March 1, 2014
Missouri Travel Council
P. O. Box 105908
Jefferson City, MO 65110
Questions? Contact Ms. Pat Amick, CMP - MTC
Executive Director at 573-636-2814 or email
a copy of the Application &
Guidelines in pdf format.
TOURISM SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS
Pollitt - Palmyra / Attending Missouri State
Presley Wehrle -
Jefferson City / Attending University of Central