Students interested in pursuing studies in tourism and culinary-related fields are invited to submit applications for scholarships being offered to Bahamians to attend the College of The Bahamas Culinary and Hospitality Management Institute (CHMI), through the Patrick S.G. Bain BHA-BHEA-BHC&AWU Hotel Industry Partners Scholarship Fund.
Jointly funded by the Bahamas Hotel Association, the Bahamas Hotel Catering and Allied Workers Union and the Bahamas Hotel Employers Association, the scholarships are being offered in the name of the respective organizations and in tribute to the late union leader Pat Bain, in recognition of his commitment to education and building business-labour partnerships.
Presently, nine (9) Bahamians are beneficiaries of the program.
The application process is open until April 30th and awards will be announced by June 30th. Individuals wishing to apply or re-apply for a renewal should contact Latasha Allen at the Bahamas Hotel Association, at 322-8381 for eligibility criteria and an application form. Criteria and forms can also be downloaded directly from the Scholarships Section of BHA’s website at www.bhahotels.com or by linking directly to Scholarships <http://www.bhahotels.com/education-training/16-scholarships> .