NEWH | Dallas Scholarship

$1,000Award Amount
10Number of Awards
1/31/2023Submission Deadline

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The NEWH Dallas Scholarship is part of the NEWH objective to promote interest and education in the hospitality industry and its related industries. The scholarship offers $1,000 to 10 students each, majoring in a hospitality-related field.

The scholarship is open to students (two-year program freshman and above, four-year sophomore/second year and above, or graduate level) schooling at an accredited college or university within the Dallas area. Applicants are required to have a minimum of 3.0 GPA, a majoring in a hospitality-related field, a career interest in the hospitality industry and demonstrate financial need.

The application process includes a 500-word essay, an official school transcript, and three letters of recommendation from someone with an academic or professional background such as employers, professors, or Dean.

Key Information of NEWH | Dallas Scholarship

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Area of Study


Country of Study

United States

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Scholarship Details

Intended Level of Study

  • Undergraduate
  • Postgraduate

Award Amount


Number of Awards


NEWH | Dallas Scholarship Timeline

September 2022

Applications Opening Date

Applications open on September 1.

January 2023

Submission Deadline

The submission deadline is on November 20.

Scholarship Eligibility

To be eligible to apply, applicants must meet the following criteria.

  • Eligible Grade: Undergraduate
  • Maximum Age: Any
  • Required GPA: 3.0
  • Geographic Eligibility: Kansas, Missouri, Texas, Oklahoma
  • Gender: Any
  • Race/Ethnicity: Any

Application Requirements

Here’s what you need to submits besides your application.

  • Essay
  • Recommendation letters
  • Grade transcript

How to ace the NEWH | Dallas Scholarship


Apply through chapter where school is located

Only apply for the NEWH Dallas Scholarship if your school is located within the area the NEWH Dallas chapter serves. If you live in Dallas and school elsewhere, you can apply through the chapter where your school is located.


Review your personal essay before submission

Your essay should focus on your background, experiences, goals after graduation, why you chose your career, why the scholarship is important to you, and your financial plans if you do not get the scholarship. Ensure your essay does not exceed 500 words and has no grammatical or spelling errors.


Be involved in a chapter

Aside from being involved in your school and leadership activities, getting involved and attending programs and events organized by the NEWH chapter close to you could be of help.


Reach out to former recipients

You could reach out to previous recipients of the award and find out if they would be willing to review your application and also provide tips on what they did and how you can ace it.

How the NEWH | Dallas Scholarship is Judged

Applicants are evaluated based on their financial need, GPA, major, and career interest in the hospitality business.

Why We Love the NEWH | Dallas Scholarship


Students can apply for two chapter scholarships

While you are encouraged to apply to the chapter that serves your school, if two chapters overlap, you can apply to both chapters. You are required to let the chapter know if you are a previous recipient of any NEWH scholarship.


Free NEWH membership

Although students are encouraged to be members of NEWH, you do not have to be a member to apply for the scholarship. Students who join receive free one-year NEWH membership.


Funds do not have to be used immediately

Scholarship funds can be used to cover current or upcoming tuition or program-approved books/supplies.

5 Facts About NEWH


Awarded more than 2,620 students

Since its founding, NEWH has awarded close to $7,000,000 in scholarships to over 2,620 students through its various scholarships, programs, and chapters.


Great place to network

NEWH programs and events are a great place to network and build relationships in the hospitality industry.


Strong membership

NEWH boasts a membership that includes leaders in all areas of the hospitality industry, from owners to management companies, manufacturers, interior designers, and educators.


Premier networking resource

NEWH provides various opportunities from scholarship to leadership development, business development, and education.


Founded in 1984

Founded in 1984, NEWH is an international non-profit organization, which provides access to the hospitality industry through scholarships, mentorship, and education.

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