The scholarships - named the Amplify Award and Moxie Award - will be available to anyone working at a property or company in membership with WHLA.
The WWIL Career Development Scholarships are intended to provide financial assistance for employees looking to further develop their skills in the industry and to assist with participation in other industry and leadership events. Additionally, the program supports the industry’s need for a skilled, and engaged workforce.
WHLA members and employees at WHLA member properties and companies are eligible to apply for the Amplify and Moxie Awards. Managers, coworkers, and industry peers are welcome to nominate candidates for this award, and self-nominations are accepted and encouraged. Nominations may be submitted online through the nomination form.
Amplify Award - $2,000
The WWIL Amplify Award is a merit-based scholarship for emerging leaders at WHLA member hotel and lodging properties who are looking to further their education in the industry.
The award is intended to service growth for hospitality career paths and can be used to take continuing education courses, industry certifications, and skills-specific courses.
"Moxie Award" - $1,000
The WWIL Moxie Award is a merit-based scholarship for hospitality industry employees who exude the definition of “moxie” within their organization.
The award money can be used for expanding networking opportunities, leadership skills, advocacy involvement, and the continuation and promotion of women-led leadership within their communities and professional networks.
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The awards are funded through the generous donations of WWIL members and supporters. Donations may be made online at any time using this link.
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