The VISIT DENVER Foundation Scholarship is designed to support undergraduate students pursuing higher education in the fields of hospitality and tourism at accredited, four-year universities, colleges, or community colleges in Colorado.
VISIT DENVER Foundation Scholarship is a scholarship offered through VISIT DENVER Foundation. Scholarship amounts range from $3,000-$5,000 per academic year, and the scholarship is renewable for four years.
Foundation Scholarship Criteria
The scholarship is open to all students meeting the criteria listed below. However, additional consideration is given to applicants who demonstrate financial need, who are previous VISIT DENVER scholarship recipients, and who are currently employed in the hospitality industry. Criteria include:
Incoming freshman or returning student at an accredited four-year university, college or community college in Colorado
Majoring in the hospitality or tourism field
Undergraduate (Unavailable for Graduate Studies)
Full-time (Twelve credits or more each quarter or semester)
Must have legal authorization to work in the United States upon graduation
Maintain good academic standing (2.0 cumulative GPA)
How to Apply
The VISIT DENVER Foundation Scholarship application process will take approximately 10 minutes. Please have the following documents completed and in digital format before starting the application:
An official copy of your high school or college transcripts
One recommendation letter from a high school teacher or university professor
Documentation of enrollment acceptance (2022/2023 transcripts, schedule, acceptance letter, etc.)
Resume including extra-curricular and community service activities
One page typed essay explaining the following:
What led you to pursue a career in the hospitality & tourism industry?
What are your career aspirations?
How have you demonstrated tenacity in achieving your goals?