April 30 Deadline for 2010 Tourism Scholarship Applications


Over the past five years over 32 hotel industry scholarships valued at over $100,000 have been awarded to Bahamian students, thanks to the collaborative efforts of the hotel sector and BHA's work with an industry regional scholarship programs.  The Bahamas Hotel Association and its partner organizations, the Bahamas Hotel Catering and Allied Workers Union, and the Bahamas Hotel Employers Association, are seeking applicants for scholarships available to students and employees wishing to further their education in tourism-related studies.
BHA is presently soliciting applicants for the Industry Partners Pat Bain Scholarships. The deadline for submitting applications is Friday, April 30th. 

A minimum of six College of the Bahamas scholarships are available under the Industry Partners program, named in honour of the late union leader Pat Bain who was a strong advocate for education and training.
"Particularly during these difficult financial times, we are pleased to be able to assist students and their families" states BHA President Robert Sands.  We are grateful to our members, our industry partners, and the Bahamas Hotel Catering and Allied Workers Union for their contributions which enable us to offer these scholarships." adds Mr. Sands.
BHA's annual golf tournament, which will be held at the Cable Beach Golf Course on June 13th, raises funds in support of the scholarship programme.
Awards will be announced by June 30th. 

Individuals wishing to apply should contact Bridget Murray, Workforce Development Manager for the Bahamas Hotel Association, at 322-8381 for eligibility criteria and application forms or visit the BHA's Scholarship section.

Last Updated on Monday, 26 April 2010 07:12