The Costa Rican Vacations Scholarship Program is now open to any U.S. undergraduate student who are studying the fields of tourism, hospitality, or sustainable development. This essay scholarship is available on annual basis. To apply, students must write an essay detailing the reasons they chose their specific field of study and what their career goals are in relation to this field.
Since our founding, Costa Rican Vacations has been involved in promoting tourism and sustainable tourism within Costa Rica. The Costa Rican Vacations scholarship program recognizes and rewards innovation and ideas within the areas of tourism studies and sustainable tourism. Every year Costa Rican Vacations awards two scholarships to students who are interested in pursuing their studies and their career in tourism, hospitality, or sustainable development. Scholarships are not renewable; however, a recipient may re-apply.
Each of the two winners of this Costa Rican Vacations Scholarship Program will receive $1,000.
Level and Area of Studies
Undergraduate degree in the fields of tourism, hospitality, or sustainable development.
Place of Study
The study will be taken in the United States of America.
Eligibility and Criteria
The scholarship is open to students that are enrolled in an undergraduate degree at a US-based university, connected to the fields of tourism, hospitality, or sustainable development. Applicants must submit proof from their college/university that confirms their eligibility.
The citizens of the United states are welcome to apply.
- Students wishing to apply must submit a 600-700 word essay detailing the reasons they chose their specific field of study and what their career goals are in relation to this field. Our judging panel will select the winner they feel demonstrates the greatest desire and innovation. Submit your essay with a title page including the following information: Full Name, School, Student ID Number, Field of Study, Year of School, GPA, Phone Number and Email Address.
- Save your essay file in PDF format and name it as follows: lastname-firstname-costa-rican-vacations-essay.pdf.
- Applicants must submit their essay and proof of enrollment to firstname.lastname@example.org.
February 15th of each year.