Founded in 1984, NEWH is an international non-profit organization, with 18 chapters and 6 affiliated areas, which links professionals from every facet of the hospitality industry and related fields. The NEWH By-laws state one of the objectives of NEWH is to promote scholarship, education and interest in the Hospitality Industry. To date, NEWH has given $3,00,000.00+ USD in scholarships to young people wishing to pursue careers in the hospitality industry.

The NEWH Icons of Industry Scholarship Award will be based upon the following criteria:

  • Must exemplify the highest standards of professionalism
  • Must have completed half the requirements for a degree that will lead to a career in Hospitality Interior Design or Architecture
  • Must have a minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Must have participated in an industry internship

An eligible school is defined as one that is fully accredited and will hold the scholarship moneys in trust for the student to draw down upon on an “as needed” basis without any service charges.

Stay tuned for the 2014 ICON Scholarship details

For more information on the ICON of Industry Award, and to view past ICONS, scholarship recipients, and selection criteria, please click here