CARIBBEAN HOTEL & TOURISM ASSOCIATION EDUCATION FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMME 2010Tuesday 26th January 2010
The Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association Education Foundation (CHTAEF) partnering with the Antigua Hotels & Tourist Association (AH&TA) announces the launch of its 2010/2011 scholarship programme for Caribbean hospitality employees, educators and students wishing to pursue studies or professional development courses related to tourism industry.
This year, the foundation has introduced and is offering financial assistance for Academic Sustainable/Environmental Tourism Internships in Mexico as a professional development opportunity for interested persons to polish their skills, advance their knowledge or learn from another property in another country.
Over the years, hospitality workers, teachers and students in Antigua & Barbuda through the Antigua Hotels & Tourist Association have been beneficiaries of the foundation. In 2009, five Antiguan and one Barbudan were awarded scholarships to the total amount of US$20,000 ranging from studies in Culinary Arts to Hospitality Management.
Requirements to apply for CHTAEF Scholarship Programme includes being a Caribbean national, having a high school (or equivalent secondary school) degree, pursuing a tourism related educational degree – and demonstrated financial need, among others.
Scholarship application forms, application guidelines and additional information about the Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association Education Foundation (CHTAEF) can be downloaded from CHTAEF website at www.chtaeducationfoundation.com or contact Anthea Watkins, Scholarship Coordinator at the Antigua Hotels & Tourist Association (AH&TA) 462- 0374/3703/4928 or email@example.com for assistance or further information.
Deadline for submitting applications is March 12, 2010.
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