Financing Your Education

Investing in your business education is one of the best decisions you will ever make. How do you plan to pay for your education? You have many options and may be eligible for more assistance than you think. Plan early, and you’ll be better prepared.

Generous donors have provided the School of Hotel and Restaurant Management more than $150,000 in scholarships awarded to 108 students in the 2017–2018 academic year.

Scholarships may be awarded based on academic achievement, extracurricular activities, financial need, and/or major. We are grateful to the donors who have chosen to make a difference in our students' lives. To follow is a brief description of each of our current scholarships.




Joseph B. Abi-Ad 

American Hotel & Lodging Education Foundation

Richard Barrett Burns, Esq.

Garnet McEuen Byers Academic Scholarship for Women

Café Zupas Restaurant

Choice Hotels International Foundation

Billy & Ginny Clements

Club Managers Association of America-Greater SW Chapter

Darden Centennial Scholars Program

Dean’s Fund for International Travel

Destination Phoenix – Sky Harbor Airport HMSHost ACDBE Partners

DoubleTree by Hilton Flagstaff


Enchantment Resort & Mii amo Spa

Eurest Dining Services

Ron Evans Endowment for HRM

Flagstaff Lodging & Restaurant Association

Forest Highlands Golf Club

Jillian Groh Hospitality Scholarship

Mark C. Hicks Memorial

Frederick T. Himmelein

Mark J. Hirte Memorial

Vera M. Hospodka Memorial

Drs. Eugene M. & Margaret Ann Hughes

InnSuites Hotels & Suites/ Rudy M. Kratzenburg Memorial

Johnson Scholarship Foundation

Kern Family Endowed

Marriott Centennial Scholars Program

Montage Hotels & Resorts

Monica Nackard Endowment

Navajo Nation Hospitality Enterprise Scholarship*

NEWH Arizona Chapter

Ray & Patty Newton Excellence in Hospitality Award in Memory of Mark Finley

Pappas Restaurants Scholarship in Memory of Andrew Hooker

Cecil Ravenswood-Wigwam Resort (SunCor)

Scarritt Group

HRM Casino Night

HRM Family Scholarship in Honor of Jillian Groh

HRM Golf Tournament

HRM Wine Dinner in Memory of Pablo Benjes



Turner Family Endowment

Andrew Stephen Byrne Tuttle Memorial

Valley Hotel & Resort Association Endowed

Phyllis A. Warner and Arthur H. Nethercot Endowment

David A. Williams Leadership Endowment