Apply for a Scholarship

Application Process


We accept completed applications beginning on February 1st, annually. Applications must be submitted no later than April 30th. A completed application form (found below) and short video must both be submitted for the application to be considered complete.

Selection Process


Recipients are selected based on merit and awarded through a competitive process. The Kay Ellis Memorial Scholarship Fund Committee makes their selections based on academic performance, extracurricular and volunteer activities and experiences, motivation, and leadership potential.



• Full or part-time student enrolled in a travel, tourism or hospitality-related program of study pursuing an associate, bachelor's, masters or doctorate degree.

•Enrolled in the upcoming fall semester at a two or four-year accredited university. ​​​​​​​

Download 2022 Application