Scholarship

The purpose of the Boston Skal Club/Keith Staples Scholarship Fund is to encourage professional development within the travel and tourism industry by awarding academic scholarships to college students who are:

  • permanent residents of Massachusetts and are enrolled in travel and tourism industry majors at a two or four-year higher education accredited institution. Annually, one scholarship of $1500 is available through the Boston Ski Club/Keith Staples Scholarship Fund.

ALL APPLICANTS WILL BE EVALUATED BASED ON THE FOLLOWING CRITERIA:

  • Complete Application submission by deadline, no exceptions
  • Full-time, matriculated college student with declared major affiliated with the travel and tourism industry
  • Cumulative credits reflecting Sophomore, Junior or Senior class status
  • Resident of New England and/or attending school in New England
  • Applicant seeks a career in the travel and tourism industry
  • Student with travel and tourism industry related experience (preferred)
  • Letter of Recommendation(s) ANY APPLICANT RECOMMENDED BY A SKAL INTERNATIONAL BOSTON MEMBER IN GOOD STANDING WILL BE GIVEN FIRST CONSIDERATION. PREFERRED CONSIDERATION WILL ALSO BE GIVEN TO RECOMMENDATIONS FROM ANY OTHER SKAL INTERNATIONAL MEMBER IN GOOD STANDING.
  • Official College Transcript – no copies, no unofficial or any other facsimile will be accepted
  • Personal Essay
  • Financial need

For a copy of the 2013 application please click the link below.

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