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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.
Please note: Although the application deadline for this award has passed, we wanted you to know about this award as a possibility for next year. Often, scholarship providers offer similar scholarships each year. This award is scheduled to be updated within the next few months. Please check back for more information at a later date.
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- Awarded by:
- National Association of Catering Executives (NACE)
Two Vince DeFinis Scholarship Award recipients will receive $5,000 and $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 Conference (Attendance at the NACE Conference is mandatory.) In addition, it includes travel costs ($250 for airfare and three nights hotel stay). The DeFinis scholarship winners will be selected at the conference, from among all Foundation of NACE scholarship winners.
- Six total awards offered annually. Two Vince DeFinis Scholarship Awards and four Foundation Scholarship Awards offered annually.
Applications are available online from the National Association of Catering Executives (NACE) Foundation website. In addition to the completed application, each student must submit an essay of no m... Sign up for full scholarship deadline information.