The Nevada Hotel and Lodging Foundation provides educational, certification and training program scholarships. Scholarships are available to NHLA members and their immediate family members.

Academic Scholarships
NHLF will provide scholarship money for Nevada higher education colleges offering hospitality-related degrees including UNLV, UNR, CSN and Truckee Meadows Community College in 2022. Apply.

Certificate and Program Enrichment Scholarships
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. Apply.

Program Scholarships Available

Certified Guest Service Professional (CGSP) $100 value

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


Hospitality Leadership & Management Certificate – $2370 value

This 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 is providing a scholarships 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.