The Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association, CHTA Education Foundation urges all Caribbean tourism & hospitality professionals to apply for scholarship support before March 30th and take this opportunity to increase their professional skills, experience & knowledge during the coming year.
On offer are academic tuition scholarships; short-course professional skills development tuition scholarships; 3 x one month Environmental Interships; 5-day to 15-day work placement experience opportunities in all departments of tourism & hospitality businesses and new for 2011, 5-day Eco-Operational work placements within maintenance, grounds & housekeeping departments.
According to the CHTA, the absolute deadline for applications is March 30, 2011 at 5pm Eastern Caribbean Time. Full details can be found at www.chateducationfoundation.com and by contacting the St. Kitts & Nevis Hotel & Tourism Association in the Circus, Basseterre.
The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Education Foundation (CHTAEF) was established in 1987 as a stand-alone non-profit / tax-exempt organization, through which scholarships and special assistance would be made available for the education of Caribbean hotel & tourism industry personnel and students pursuing careers in tourism. As part of its mission, the Education Foundation provides people throughout the Caribbean region with an awareness of the industry’s varied career opportunities, as well as technical and professional development.
Since 1987, the Education Foundation has awarded over a US$1.15 million in scholarships and grants to applicants who demonstrate a strong commitment to the hotel and tourism industry.
The Education Foundation is also active in supporting Haitian Hotel Students following the earthquake in January 2010.