HOSPA – the Association that provides unparalleled support for hospitality’s Finance, Revenue Management and IT professionals- is inviting applications for its popular annual HOSPA Career, and Future Career, Investment Development Scholarships, sponsored by Fourteen IP.
A record 15 HOSPA Career Investment Development Scholarships are up for grabs this year, allowing the lucky winners to learn from, and be recognised by, senior members of the hospitality industry at HOSPA’s highly acclaimed annual HOSPACE 2015 Conference and Exhibition on 26 November at the Sofitel London Heathrow, Terminal 5.
Plus – HIT Scotland offering 5 additional Scholarships
The HOSPA Career Development Scholarships have proved so successful that this year, for the first time, HIT Scotland (Hospitality Industry Trust Scotland) – whose mission is “assisting people to achieve their potential within Scottish hospitality” – is offering five HOSPA Career Development Scholarships of their own to Scotland’s talented 30 year-olds or under, studying or working in hospitality finance, revenue management and IT.
“The opportunities that the Career Development Scholarships will offer are immense,” said David Cochrane, Chief Executive of HIT Scotland. “We are delighted to be working in collaboration with HOSPA to achieve similar aims – namely, developing the emerging talent of our industry with the support of the leading experts in their chosen fields. Our HIT Scholars will learn from the best and this, in turn, will help their businesses with new thinking and innovations.”
The 2015 HOSPA Scholarship Awards will afford the 15 lucky winners an unrivalled opportunity to be noticed and publicly recognised for their outstanding achievements in the work place and the
classroom. Their prizes will comprise a full day’s attendance at HOSPA’s HOSPACE 2015 – on 26 November; places at the Conference Dinner where their achievements will be recognised; and being individually featured in the Conference Edition of the monthly HOSPA journal, The Overview.
“We are delighted that HIT Scotland is offering five HOSPA Career Development Scholarships of its own to attend HOSPACE 2015,” said HOSPA Chief Executive Carl Weldon. “It is vitally important to
attract talented young people from all corners of the UK, and develop their skills in the rewarding key disciplines of hospitality finance, revenue management and IT. Successful candidates will find it a golden opportunity for networking with senior members of the hospitality industry, sharing knowledge and attending our ‘BIZTEC’ education workshops on future business best practice.
Career Investment Development Scholarships
“In addition to the HOSPA scholarships offered by HIT Scotland, HOSPA is delighted to announce ‘Career Investment Development Scholarship’ opportunities for five upcoming young people, 30 years old and under on 30 October 2015, working in hospitality finance, revenue management and IT; and ‘Future Career Investment Development Scholarships’ for five aspiring final-year hospitality students, who have excelled in their current studies, and are planning to start their hospitality industry careers in Autumn 2016. Candidates must be nominated accordingly by senior members of the industry and course leaders.
The closing date for nominations is 30 October 2015. All candidates will be notified before 13 November. The nomination forms for Career Investment Development Scholarships and Future Career Investment Development Scholarships can be downloaded here.
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