Scholarship & Student Grants

Joe Perdue Scholarship

The Club Foundation awards student scholarships annually to those individuals actively pursuing a managerial career within the private club industry. A candidate must have completed his/her freshman year of college and be enrolled for the full 2011-2012 academic year in an accredited four-year institution. In addition, the candidate must have achieved and continue to maintain a grade point average of at least 2.5 on a 4.0 scale, or 4.5 on a 6.0 scale. Please note that additional points are awarded for CMAA student chapter members.
For further assistance please contact joeperduescholarship@clubfoundation.org.

Student Chapter Grant – May 1
Assists CMAA Student Chapters with expenses related to attending World Conference.

Faculty Internship – May 1

Enhances club industry expertise among hospitality faculty.

Faculty Research Grant – November 1
Provides means for hospitality faculty to conduct industry intensive research.

Student Chapter Conference and Travel Grants

This annual grant program for CMAA Student Chapters is comprised of two parts: a complimentary student registration to the CMAA World Conference for the Chapter President and a matching-funds travel grant to assist with expenses related to attending the Conference.

All current Student Chapters automatically receive a voucher for the complimentary Conference student registration. To receive the matching-funds travel grant, the Student Chapter must submit an official application and verify that they have raised funds which are then matched dollar for dollar by The Club Foundation up to a maximum of $500. All Student Chapters of CMAA are eligible to apply. In order to qualify the Student Chapter must:

  • Hold a fundraising event
  • Submit President’s Annual Report
  • Submit Current Chapter Budget
  • Submit Application for Grant
  • Submit Grantee Form stipulating that funds previously received were used for their intended purpose

Student Chapter Grant Application Packet