John E. "Jack" Cullerton Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Due to a generous gift in the name of John E. “Jack” Cullerton, scholarship money is available to students enrolled as majors/intended majors within the School of Hospitality Leadership. The John E. “Jack” Cullerton Memorial Endowed Scholarship can augment any additional funding a student may have previously been awarded.
Awarded to undergraduate students enrolled in the School of Hospitality Leadership who demonstrate financial need and are in good academic standing.
To be considered for the scholarship:
- Complete the online application
- Upload a current resume.
- Upload the following essay: Mr. Cullerton was well known for his dedication to and skills pertaining to labor/management issues. Please write of the importance of these issues in the hospitality industry and how you see them impacting both your education and future career. (single spaced; one (1) page maximum).
All students enrolled as majors, or intended majors in the School of Hospitality Leadership are eligible, and encouraged, to apply for additional scholarship funding. In addition to financial need, included in the review process is also consideration for cumulative GPA (2.5 or higher), student activity such as belonging to hospitality clubs or holding club leadership positions, and having full or part time jobs in the hospitality industry.
Preference shall be given to those students who have completed or enrolled in the School of Hospitality course: HSP 382 “Managing People In The Hospitality Environment” oo HSP 208 “Managing People and the Chicago Union Environment”.
Students may apply for any, or all, School of Hospitality Leadership scholarships; however, separate applications are needed for each award. In order to be considered for the The John E. “Jack” Cullerton Memorial Endowed Scholarship, you must complete all fields of the online application and upload all supporting documentation as requested per the scholarship requirements.
SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION DEADLINE: Sunday October 13th, 2019
Please note, in order to be considered for the Cullerton Memorial Endowed Scholarship, you must complete all required fields of the online application. Applications must be completed and submitted online by 11:59:59pm, Sunday, October 13, 2019. Incomplete or late applications will not be considered.