Meet Boston Foundation Scholarship

The purpose of this scholarship is to further Meet Boston’s commitment to invest in and advance the next
generation of travel and tourism industry professionals by awarding academic scholarships to college
students who are enrolled in travel and tourism industry majors at a two- or four-year higher education
accredited institution in Boston or Cambridge.

  • Scholarships of $2500.00 are available through the Meet Boston Foundation
  • Each scholarship will be awarded in the name of the awarded recipient.

All applicants will be evaluated based on the following criteria:

  • Matriculated college student with declared major affiliated with the travel and tourism industry.
  • Resident of, or attending school in Boston or Cambridge
  • Applicant seeks a career in the travel and tourism industry.
  • Student with travel and tourism industry related experience (preferred)
  • College Transcript (within three months)
  • Updated Résumé and Personal Essay
  • Financial need

Personal Information

Financial Information

Meet Boston respects the right of the applicant to maintain confidentiality regarding all financial disclosures.


Personal Essay & Résumé

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Personal Essay Requirements

Attach a personal essay that describes your background, interests, etc., and includes
(not More Than 500 Words):

  • How and when you became interested in the travel/tourism/hospitality field.
  • Personal experiences with the travel/tourism field as a customer, as a staff member, or with
  • respect to someone working in the industry.
  • Characteristics or qualifications that will allow you to succeed in this field.
  • What progress you expect to make in the next ten years in this field?