Timothy S Y Lam Foundation

Scholarships

 Education Scholarships

 

The Foundation offers post-secondary education scholarships, each spring and fall, for students seeking a career in the hospitality industry, as well as to incumbents seeking credentials for advancement, on a competitive basis. The Foundation endeavors to identify and reward the best and brightest of the hospitality industry’s next generation of leaders.  Scholarships will be adjudicated by the Board of Trustees.

Education Scholarships
We provide tuition for up to $2,000 per person who are enrolled in hospitality related courses, whether delivered in class or online, at any post-secondary, accredited institution. You must be 18 and in possession of a high school diploma or GED.  Majors or courses include:

  • Hotel Operations and Management 
  • Destination Management
  • Meeting and Conference Planning
  • Wedding and Special Event Planning
  • Exhibition and Convention Planning
  • Meeting and Event Catering
  • Foodservice Management
  • Hotel Concierge
  • Hospitality Human Resources 
  • and much more


Application/Document Requirements
Your completed application must include:

  • Resume
  • Essay
  • One Reference letter
  • Any documents related to proof of scholarly merit
  • Digital photo/head shot in jpeg or png format for use in publicity
  • Witness signature
  • Application

Click here for application.  
Rubric used to score applications.

Application Schedule
Full applications are due by: May 15
Grant decision meetings are held in the month of: June
Notice of award or declination will be sent on or before: July 15

Full applications are due by: November 15
Grant decision meetings are held in the month of: December
Notice of award or declination will be sent on or before: January 15
 
 
Scholarships Awarded:

  • Meeting and Event Catering Certification at The International School of Hospitality
  • Hospitality Business at Michigan State University
  • Event and Design Production Certification at The International School of Hospitality
  • Hospitality Management at Fairleigh Dickinson University
  • Wedding Coordination and Design Certification at The International School of Hospitality
  • Masters of Hospitality Administration at University of Nevada, Las Vegas
  • Hospitality & Tourism Management at the Isenberg School of Management - UMassAmherst
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