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Undergraduate and graduate students at Hilton College have a number of options for scholarships and financial assistance. Scholarships are granted based on academic achievement, student leadership, participation in student organizations, honors and awards received, work experience, references, accuracy and timeliness in the application process.

Here is a list of our industry scholarships.

All scholarship recipients must:

  • Maintain a cumulative and semester grade point average of 3.0
  • Maintain full-time enrollment status each semester
  • Declare hotel and restaurant management as a major
  • Complete at least one hotel and restaurant management course each semester
  • Agree to adhere to the University's Academic Honesty Policy
  • Attend a mandatory scholarship orientation session

Undergraduate students are eligible to receive a Hilton College scholarship for a maximum of eight semesters, and graduate students are eligible for four semesters. Please note that renewal of a scholarship is not automatic – you must reapply annually before May 31 to extend the scholarship.

Applications for incoming students (graduate and undergraduate) are accepted from October 1 to January 31.

Applications for current Hilton College students (graduate and undergraduate) and scholarship renewals are accepted from October 1 to May 31.

To apply for or renew a College scholarship, click on the applicable link below.

Incoming students

Current students not receiving a scholarship

Current students renewing their scholarship

External scholarships available from the University of Houston Foundation

External scholarship available from William J. DeLaney Sysco 

In addition to Hilton College’s scholarship opportunities, UH has several other options available. Click here for more information.