Hostmark Hospitality Group Endowed Scholarship

Due to a generous gift from Mr. Jerome Cataldo, the Hostmark Hospitality Group Endowed Scholarship Fund was created for students enrolled as majors in the School of Hospitality Leadership. All undergraduate students enrolled as majors or intended majors in the School of Hospitality Leadership are eligible, and are encouraged to apply for the scholarship funding. Applicants must be in good academic standing and exhibit financial need (as determined by the FAFSA).

In addition to financial need, included in the review process is also consideration for cumulative GPA (2.0 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.


Please note, in order to be considered for the Hostmark Hospitality Group Endowed Scholarship, you must complete all required fields of the online application. Applications must be completed and submitted online by 11:59:59 PM on Sunday, September 19th , 2021. Incomplete or late applications will not be considered.

Driehaus College of Business - School of Hospitality Leadership
Supplemental Questions
  1. In order to qualify for this scholarship, you must be enrolled as a major in the School of Hospitality Leadership. Please select one of the following. Are you a:
  2. Please select your primary hospitality interest:
  3. Do you have a student club membership and/or leadership role in any of the following: National Society of Minorities in Hospitality (NSMH), American Hotel & Lodging Association (AH&LA) DePaul Student Chapter, Food & Beverage Club, or the Events Management Club (EMC) or Eta Sigma Delta (ESD)?
  4. If you answered yes, please state your club name(s) and leadership role(s) below.
  5. How involved have you been in SHL programs and activities? (Check all that apply)
  6. Are you employed either full or part time in the hospitality industry?
  7. If yes, please briefly state your employers name, your position and role.
  8. Please describe your hospitality career goals and how this scholarship might help you achieve your goals.
  9. Please upload your latest Unofficial DePaul University Transcript for coursework verification. You can find your unofficial transcript through: Campus Connect ---> Academic Records --->View Unofficial Transcript.
  10. Please upload your current resume (which should show all work experience obtained during college and all extracurricular activities during college)
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