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Chamber Offers Three Hospitality/Tourism Scholarships


to Carson City residents enrolled in one of the local high schools or currently employed within the hospitality and tourism industry.

Chamber offers three hospitality/tourism scholarships

Thanks to a grant from Hilton Corporation, the Carson City Chamber Board of Directors is offering Carson City residents enrolled in one of the local high schools or currently employed within the hospitality and tourism industry the opportunity to apply for three $1165 scholarships to attend the new Truckee Meadows Community College Hospitality & Tourism Management program.

The Associate of Arts, Hospitality and Tourism Management Emphasis two-year degree prepares students to learn the business concepts and operational competencies necessary to enter any segment of the industry upon graduation, including

  • Hotel Management
  • Food Service Management
  • Airline Industry
  • Resort and Ski Resort Management
  • Hotel Operations
  • Events and Sports Management
  • Small Tourism Business Management
  • Ground Transportation
  • Outdoor Recreation and Leadership
  • Sustainable Tourism
  • Entertainment Arts Management 

The two-year is degree is accepted at any four-year institution in the NSHE system and is fully transferable to most four-year schools in the nation. Students may seamlessly transfer to bachelor’s programs at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) and Sierra Nevada College (SNC). Classes begin on August 27th at the TMCC Dandini Campus and the Meadowood Campus.

As Carson City’s hospitality industry continues to grow, the need for employees with a hospitality management background will be in greater demand.

A career in hospitality provides well-paid employment with the opportunity for accelerated career advancement and can be transferred anywhere in the world. It is the career where those who prefer variety, a flexible schedule and have creative talents will excel.

Completed applications with proof of enrollment must be sent to the Chamber prior to June 20th and will be awarded by mid-July.

Click here for information and scholarship application

More information about tuition can be found here http://catalog.tmcc.edu/tuition-fees/tuition-fees/