Scholarships

The Visit Austin Foundation will offer funding to support students pursuing tourism related degrees at local institutions of higher learning; residents of all ages currently working in the hospitality and tourism industry wanting to advance their career through certification, continuing education or other professional development; and, organizations providing valuable workforce development in Austin’s hospitality and tourism sector.

HEART OF HOSPITALITY AWARD AND SCHOLARSHIP Helping Hands

Front line hospitality employees are the heart and soul of the hospitality and tourism industry. If you receive or witness outstanding customer service from a member of the hospitality industry and would like to recognize them and nominate them for a Visit Austin Foundation career development scholarship, please complete the following information.

Criteria for nominations:
*Outstanding customer service
*Positive attitude
*Initiative – goes above and beyond regular job responsibilities

Eligibility for nomination:
Currently employed in the hospitality industry.

Procedure:
Nominations will be reviewed by a committee to determine the 2019 scholarship recipient. The 2019 Visit Austin Foundation scholarship will be announced at our 2019 Visit Austin Annual Luncheon. Deadline for nominations is August 2, 2019.

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