GPHA Scholarship and Resources

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Here are some great resources from our friends at the Greater Philadelphia Hotel Association!

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GPHA’s Michael M. Boyle Scholarships

GPHA’s Michael M. Boyle Scholarship Fund affords scholarships to students pursuing to further their education in the hospitality industry working to earn an associate, bachelors or graduate degree or certificate in hospitality related fields. In addition to their studies, eligible students must demonstrate related work experience, an intention to pursue a career in hospitality and good academic standing with their high school, college or university. GPHA ensures winning recipients will have funds forwarded to their respective colleges directly to be applied toward tuition, books, etc. for the subsequent semester.

Each applicant is considered based on outstanding leadership, academic achievement, and commitment to community involvement, and other organizations/associations at their respective high schools and colleges, and a personal essay addressing why he/she is the best candidate for the scholarship funds.

As the President of the Greater Philadelphia Hotel Association, Mike Boyle had over 35 years of experience in the hospitality industry. He was a founding member of the Greater Philadelphia Tourism & Marketing Corporation which today is Visit Philadelphia. He was a vigorous visionary and a devoted advocate for the hospitality industry. The scholarship is testament to his passion for the hotel community. The scholarship trust fun is manager by The Philadelphia Foundation.

2019/20 GPHA College Scholarship Application – download the application or complete the application online and upload documents

Be sure to regularly check the GPHA website for ongoing resources:

https://www.gpha.us/resources

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