How to Apply

All scholarship awards from VISIT DENVER Foundation are contingent upon acceptance in a hospitality and tourism program and full-time enrollment in a four-year accredited university or college in Colorado (12 credits or more each quarter or semester). 

Click on the link below to begin the 2022 VISIT DENVER Foundation Scholarship Application. The 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: 
    • Why are you interested in pursuing a career in the hospitality industry? 
    • What are your career aspirations? 
    • Explain any challenges you need to overcome to meet your career goals. 
    • Please indicate where you intend to pursue a career upon graduation: Denver and/or Colorado or out of state. 



If you have additional questions regarding the scholarship, please contact:


The VISIT DENVER Foundation Scholarship closed for the 2022/2023 academic year on March 31, 2022. The application will be available again in December of 2023 for the following academic year. ​