Scholarships



CHA Scholarship

The OH&LA Member Certification Scholarship is available to members of the Oklahoma Hotel & Lodging Association so that they may earn certification as a Certified Hotel Administrator (CHA). This program awards up to four (4) $525 scholarships each year. There is no deadline, however, criteria and documentation must be met.

Scholarship funding is based on a first-come first-serve basis, eligibility, meeting the requirements and remaining funding at the time the application obligations are completed. A member may only receive one CHA scholarship. The scholarship is paid after the member provides OHLA with a copy of their AHLEI Notice of Acceptance. If the recipient does not complete CHA testing they or their employer (whoever the scholarship was issued to) is obligated to return the scholarship funds to the OH&LA.

No application deadline.

OSUIT/OSU HTM Student Scholarship

Scholarships are offered to both OSUIT & OSU HTM students. This is a great opportunity for men and women interested in entering our industry. Past scholarship recipients and past applicants are encouraged to reapply by submitting a new application prior to the deadline. Personal interviews will be held and selections will be made during the Spring. We welcome you and wish you well as you continue your preparation for what can be a rewarding career! On behalf of the entire Oklahoma Hospitality Foundation, we wish you success in your academic and career goals.

Application Deadline: February 14, 2020

OKWIL LAS Scholarship

The Oklahoma chapter of Women In Lodging (OKWIL) is pleased to offer a $1,500 scholarship. The scholarship to enable one OKWIL member to join members of the Oklahoma Hotel & Lodging Association (OH&LA) as they travel to Washington, D.C. to attend the AH&LA's Legislative Action Summit (LAS) in September 2019.

The OKWIL member receiving this scholarship will join the Oklahoma delegation (other OH&LA members and OH&LA Chief Strategy Officer) in Washington, D.C. to discuss important issues on Capitol Hill with Oklahoma's elected leadership and in sessions during the Summit. In addition, the group enjoys dining experiences and local sites together.

Application Deadline: November 15, 2020


OH&LA Member LAS Scholarship

The Oklahoma Hotel & Lodging Association is pleased to present the OH&LA Member Legislative Action Summit (LAS) Scholarship every year. This scholarship was created to help professionals attend the annual AH&LA Legislative Action Summit. Applications will be reviewed by the OH&LA Executive Committee, and the committee will often request a phone interview with applicants. Recipients are selected based on their achievement, enthusiasm, aptitude and future promise in the hospitality industry. Past scholarship recipients and past applicants are always encouraged to reapply by submitting a new application prior to the deadline.

Application Deadline: July 24, 2020

Questions? Contact us! 

As our member, our door is always open and we're here to help. Email Patti Colley for scholarship application questions or feel free to reach out to us by phone at 405-942-6462.