Get support for your studies and be recognized for your hard work. Explore scholarships and awards offered by our department.

All future students should apply through the Cougar Scholarship Award System, or CSAS.

HTMT Award Opportunities

Learn more about what the Department of Hospitality and Tourism Management offers.
  • Incoming First-Year Student Scholarships

    Charleston Wine + Food Festival Excellence Scholarship

    Award: $2,000/academic year


    • Incoming first-year student
    • Intended Hospitality and Tourism Management major, minor or concentration (must declare by end of the first semester enrolled)
    • Student must demonstrate hospitality experience through career statement and resume
    • Minimum SAT score of 1100 (combined highest math and verbal scores) or minimum ACT score of 24
    • Renewable up to three years, if terms are met. Recipients are encouraged to pursue internships with the festival for at least one semester
  • Scholarships for upperclassmen

    The Department of Hospitality and Tourism Management offers more than a dozen scholarships and awards for students in their sophomore through senior years, including:

    • Charleston Wine+Food Festival Upperclassman Scholarship
    • Lowcountry Hospitality Association Scholarship
    • Queen Street Hospitality Group Scholarship
    • Richard Anthony Kalata Memorial Travel Award
    • Wild Dunes Resort Hospitality Management Scholarship

    Current hospitality students can find more information on eligibility and how to apply on The HTMT Hub.