Scholarship Descriptions

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.


American Hotel & Lodging Education Foundation

  • HRM major
  • Lodging industry-related research and educational opportunities

Billy & Ginny Clements

  • HRM major
  • 3.0 GPA
  • Preference given to student that have a restaurant emphasis and/or interest in lounge management

ECOLAB

  • HRM major
  • Full-time
  • Undergraduate student
  • Sophomore or above
  • Demonstrates a long-term interest in sales
  • 3.0 GPA
  • Demonstrated Financial Need

Enchantment Resort & Mii amo Spa

  • HRM major

Eurest Dining Services

  • HRM major
  • Demonstrates potential for success in the food industry

Ron Evans Endowment for HRM

  • HRM major
  • Full-time
  • Demonstrated a commitment to the hospitality business
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • 3.0 GPA or higher

Flagstaff Lodging & Restaurant Association

  • HRM major

Forest Highlands Golf Club

  • HRM major

Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts

  • HRM major

Mark C. Hicks Memorial

  • 3.0 GPA
  • Sophomore status or above
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Automatically renewable up to and including student’s senior year, as long as 3.0 GPA is maintained

Mark J. Hirte Memorial

  • HRM major

Frederick T. Himmelein

  • HRM major
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • 3.0 GPA

Hospitality Financial & Technology Professionals

  • HRM major
  • Full-time
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • 3.0 GPA

Vera M. Hospodka Memorial

  • HRM major
  • 3.0 GPA

HRM Casino Nite

  • HRM major
  • Preference given to those who have participated in the class and / or event.

HRM Family Scholarship

  • Awarded on behalf of HRM Faculty and Staff to deserving HRM students.

HRM Wine Dinner

  • HRM major
  • Full-time
  • 3.0 GPA

Drs. Eugene M. & Margaret Ann Hughes

  • Full-time
  • 3.0 GPA

InnSuites Hotels & Suites/ Rudy M. Kratzenburg Memorial

  • HRM major
  • 2.5 GPA
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • US citizen
  • Resident of the State of Arizona

Johnson Scholar Foundation

  • Member of a federally recognized tribe
  • Business major

Kern Family Endowed

  • Junior or Senior
  • 3.0 GPA or higher
  • HRM major

Marriott Centennial Scholars Program

  • Demonstrates financial need
  • Student’s overall academic standing

Montage Hotels & Resorts

  • HRM major

NEWH AZ Chapter

  • HRM major
  • Completed at least 60 credits
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • 3.0 GPA
  • Career objective in the Hospitality Industry (i.e., Hotel/Restaurant Management, Culinary, Food Services, Architecture, Design, etc.)

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

  • Non-traditional student
  • Self-supporting student
  • Transfer student
  • Single parents
  • Must have completed at least 24 hours at NAU
  • Renewable

Pappas Restaurants Scholarship in Memory of Andrew Hooker

  • Full-time student
  • 3.0 GPA

Cecil Ravenswood-Wigwam Resort (SunCor)

  • Full-time student
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • 3.0 GPA

Scarritt Group

  • HRM major

Turner Family Endowment

  • HRM major
  • Full-time freshman or sophomore student
  • Arizona high school graduate
  • 2.5 GPA or higher
  • Renewable

Andrew Stephen Byrne Tuttle Memorial

  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Undergraduate in The W. A. Franke College of Business
  • Preference for student travel
  • 3.0 GPA

Valley Hotel & Resort Association Endowed

  • HRM major
  • Good potential for success in the hotel industry
  • Preference given to sons and daughters of members of the Valley Hotel and Resort Association
  • ½ fall, ½ spring

David A. Williams Leadership Endowment

  • HRM major