The ABA Diversity Scholarship is funded by the American Bus Association and its foundation. The American Bus Association promotes academic excellence and diversity through its scholarship program to students who demonstrate character, leadership, and the potential to bring change and success to the travel and tourism industry. The Diversity Scholarship was created in the hopes of broadening the number of underrepresented groups in the travel and tourism industry. This scholarship is open to any current college student studying in the travel, tourism, and transportation industry.
Available in the following states: National
Requirements snapshot: GPA Level, Essay, Level of education or amount of credits, Specific field/degree/major/career
Scholarship PIN: S00127
Submitted by: Katelyn
The award amount for this scholarship is $2500.
Eligible candidates must have completed, at a minimum, their first year of college at an accredited university; must have a declared major or course of study relevant to the transportation, travel, and tourism industry; and must have a cumulative 3.0 GPA.
Applicants are required to submit a 500-word essay discussing the role they hope to play in advancing the future of the transportation, motorcoach, travel, and tourism/hospitality industry.
This scholarship earns a medium competition level rating. Scholarships with a medium competition level usually are well-known within the geographic area. In addition, national scholarships that limited to a small group of students will also earn a medium competition rating. If you meet the requirements, we suggest you work this into the mix of scholarships that you are applying to.
Current submission deadline: 4/5/2017
This scholarship becomes available each year. If you missed the deadline, check back for next year’s deadline.
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