This award is for U.S. students who are currently enrolled full time in an accredited hospitality or related program. Students must have completed 60 credit hours and have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.
The Vince DeFinis Scholarship Award recipient will receive $10,000 annually, non-renewable. The award will be distributed in two payments. The Foundation Scholarship Award recipients will receive $2,500 annually, non-renewable. The award will be distributed in two payments. The recipients will also receive complimentary student membership in the NACE. This scholarship will also include a full conference registration for the NACE Experience! (Attendance at the NACE Experience! Conference is mandatory.) In addition, it includes travel costs ($250 for airfare and three nights hotel stay). The DeFinis scholarship winner will be selected at the conference, from among all Foundation of NACE scholarship winners.
The application deadline date has not yet been finalized for this year, but is expected to remain the same as last year. The deadline date shown here is tentative based on last year's date. Please che... Sign up for full scholarship deadline information.