The Nevada Hotel and Lodging Foundation is offering one scholarship per week for NHLA members through June 30 for a course of the recipient’s choice from the American Hotel and Lodging Educational Institute.  Please submit your scholarship application below.

Applications must be submitted by each Monday by 5:00 p.m.  The recipient for that week will be notified by Friday with details to redeem the scholarship.  All scholarships must be redeemed prior to July 31, 2020.

See available courses below the application form.

Current recipients of scholarships:
Nataly Zelaya, Venetian
Dave Campbell, Tahiti Village
Rhoda Hassad, New York New York
Karina Day, Student

The scholarship has no cash value and cannot be redeemed for any matter other than the AHLA course awarded.

Following are the courses available for scholarships:

AHLA Educational Institute  – The Lodging and Food Service Industry # 100 

This course is essential for new industry employees and for those who don’t have broad-based industry experience. This course helps you understand the hospitality industry and see how all departments work together. Both lodging and food service are explored. Perspectives from leading hospitality professionals into the issues and challenges facing the hospitality industry today add an important dimension to this course. You’ll also learn about the many career opportunities available in the industry.

AHLA Educational Institute – Leadership and Management in the Hospitality Industry # 304 

Learn how to improve your leadership abilities and develop an understanding of high-performance teams and employee empowerment. Practical information prepares readers to put quality management tools into action to enhance guest service and increase profitability.

AHLA Educational Institute – Hospitality Sales and Marketing # 472 

Discover how to build a top-flight sales team with creative, successful sales and marketing programs that really work. This course shows how to sell rooms and food and beverage services to business and leisure travelers, travel agents, and meeting planners. Industry professionals provide tips on marketing strategies that work, and sidebars show how concepts presented in the course are applied in today’s industry.

AHLA Educational Institute – Supervision in the Hospitality Industry # 250

This course teaches the skills that can help you develop effective supervision and management skills that are essential to success in the industry. Topics include how to recruit, select, and train; increase productivity; control labor costs; communicate effectively; manage conflict and change; and use time management techniques. Resources on creating a professional development plan for your hospitality career can help you set the direction for future educational and professional endeavors.

AHLA Educational Institute – Understanding Hospitality Law # 391

Legal issues that can affect your property are numerous, and ignorance of the law is no excuse. This course explores laws and regulations affecting the U.S. hospitality industry with many examples and case histories. Topics include protecting guests, loss of property, wages and hours, labor relations, worker’s compensation, franchising, and the Internet. This course is NOT recommended for international students, as it focuses solely on U.S. legal issues.

AHLA Educational Institute – Hospitality Facilities Management and Design # 281

Learn how to handle today’s engineering and maintenance concerns. This course covers all major facility systems, including food service equipment and design. Non-engineers can learn how to understand and speak the language of suppliers and maintenance/engineering staff. You’ll also learn techniques to reduce expenses and increase efficiency and learn how the latest technology can streamline operations.

AHLA Educational Institute – Managing Technology in the Hospitality Industry # 468

Today’s hospitality operations rely increasingly on computer technology. This course provides a solid grounding in hospitality technology and the management of information systems. Content includes applications for all functional areas, including reservations, rooms, food and beverage, sales and event management, and accounting. You’ll learn the basics of purchasing, implementing, maintaining, and managing today’s information systems. This course also explores systems security and maintenance, e-commerce, and hospitality careers in information technology.

AHLA Educational Institute – Security and Loss Prevention Management # 387

Security is one of the top concerns in today’s hospitality industry. This course provides the background you need to be informed about the security issues and practices that affect your property every day. Topics include the physical security of the property, asset protection, guest protection, security equipment, emergency management and procedures, OSHA requirements, and more. Exhibits, sample forms and documents, and links to safety and security websites make this course practical and relevant.