NHLF provides career enrichment course scholarships

What does the Nevada Hotel and Lodging Foundation do for the hospitality community? What career enrichment courses are offered for scholarship grants?  Learn about us.

Nevada Hotel and Lodging Foundation

The Nevada Hotel and Lodging Foundation provides educational, certification and training program scholarships. Scholarships are available to NHLA members and their immediate family members. NHLF is providing scholarships in 2021 for certificate and training programs offered at accredited educational institutes that provide leadership development, career enhancement and related education pertinent to advancement in the hospitality industry.  In 2022, academic scholarships will be awarded.


Certified Guest Service Professional

One of the most important enrichment scholarships available is the Certified Guest Service Professional (CGSP). An American Hotel and Lodging Association certification program, recipients are recognized for their skills and knowledge in providing excellent guest service and for their commitment to creating positive, memorable guest experiences. The program for CGSP certification is a 3-hour workshop followed by an exam. Participants passing the exam will receive a certificate and a lapel pin and be positioned to use this designation for career enhancement.

Hospitality Leadership & Management Certificate – $2370 value


The International School of Hospitality (TISOH) is an award-wining, acclaimed educational entity offering a range of courses and diplomas for career development. The Hospitality Leadership & Management Certificate course educates students to better relate supervisory responsibilities to the mission of the organization. Through self-introspection and understanding of practical day-by-day responsibilities, students will be able to hone their problem-solving skills, set individual goals congruent with those of the organization, delegate to team members and improve their department or unit organizational effectiveness.

Topics covered include: an organization’s mission, culture, and supervision, leadership styles, motivational variables and supervision, workplace and organizational communication, problem solving, preventing litigation, workplace conflict, supervisory asset management, empowering employees, continuous professional development, and current issues.

Dale Carnegie of Nevada – Program scholarship up to $2000 value

Dale Carnegie of Nevada, one of the most distinguished leaders in  developing and presenting  courses in public speaking, self-improvement, corporate training, salesmanship, and soft skills, is providing a scholarship award of up to $2000 for any of their programs. For over a century, Dale Carnegie has been improving individual and business performance around the world. While our training techniques continue to evolve, our core principles remain true to a single vision: real transformation begins within.

Apply for an enrichment course or program scholarship

Academic and Career Enrichment scholarship applications must be completed in full to be reviewed and considered. Applications will be automatically rejected if not completed as required. Applicants may submit one application every six months. Applications will be reviewed in January and September with selected grant recipients being notified by the end of February and October.  Apply here.

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