Chicago Business Travel Association Scholarship

Due to a generous gift from Chicago Business Travel Association (CBTA), scholarships are available to students enrolled as majors/intended majors within the School of Hospitality Leadership. The CBTA holds the CBTA Golf and Croquet Outing every September bringing together industry leaders to raise money for these scholarships for SHL students. To qualify, students must: be either an intended major or declared major in Hospitality Leadership and submit an application before the deadline (see details below)

All students enrolled as majors/intended majors in the School of Hospitality Leadership are eligible, and are encouraged to apply for the scholarship funding. In addition to financial need (as determined by FAFSA), 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, or having full or part time jobs in the hospitality industry.


Please note, in order to be considered for the Chicago Business Travel Association Scholarships, you must complete all required fields of the online application. Applications must be completed and submitted online by 11:59:59 PM on Friday, March 15, 2024. 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 or minor in the School of Hospitality Leadership. Please select one of the following.
  2. Please select your primary hospitality interest:
  3. How do you see the SHL and all of its offerings and opportunities helping to prepare you for your future after graduation - be specific. Limit the essay to 1 double-spaced, proofread page.
  4. If you answered yes, please state your club name(s) and leadership role(s) below.
  5. Are you employed either full or part time in the hospitality industry?
  6. If you answered yes, please state the name of the company you are employed with and briefly state your position and role.
  7. Please upload your current resume (which should show all work experience obtained during college and all extracurricular activities during college)
  8. 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.
  9. How involved have you been in SHL programs and activities? (Check all that apply).
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