The Caribbean Tourism Organization Foundation was established in 1997 as a not-for-profit corporation, registered in the State of New York, formed exclusively for charitable and educational purposes under Section 501(c)(3) of Internal Revenue Code of 1986. Led by a volunteer Board of Directors, the Foundation’s first set of scholarships and study grants were awarded in 1998.


2022 Scholarships and grants awarded 

Twelve applicants from ten Caribbean countries have been offered scholarships and study grants from the CTO Scholarship Foundation for the 2022/23 academic year, after new donors joined existing sponsors in responding to the foundation’s plea for funding.

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Our Objective

The Foundation supports individuals who are nationals of CTO member countries interested in pursuing studies in tourism, hospitality and foreign language training, who demonstrate high levels of academic achievement and leadership, and who express a strong interest in making a contribution to the development of Caribbean tourism.

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Scholarship & Grant Awardees

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Shernelle O’Neale
Shernelle O’Neale
It was absolutely essential in allowing me to pursue my course of study. I had a dream and the academic ability but I was not in a financial position to fund the tuition for the course. Being a CTO scholarship recipient…
Barbados
Allyson Jno. Baptiste cto scholarship awardee
Allyson Jno. Baptiste
I am sincerely honored to have been selected as a recipient of the Audrey Palmer Hawks Memorial Scholarship for 2020. Thank you for your generosity, which has allowed me to begin my studies at Monroe College Online. I am…
Dominica
Eva Amiable
Eva Amiable
Travel and Tourism has been my passion for as long as I can remember. Growing up in a country where you can actually see and feel the benefits which Travel and Tourism can bring makes it easier to advocate to the world the…
Saint Lucia

Latest News


Record Number of Caribbean Nationals Receive 2022 Tourism Scholarships From Regional Charity

SOUTH ORANGE, New Jersey (2 August 2022) - The collective dreams of a record number of Caribbean students who are pursuing further education in tourism and related subjects are closer to becoming a reality with financial support from the region’s premier tourism education charity.

Twelve applicants from ten Caribbean countries have been offered scholarships and study grants from the CTO Scholarship Foundation for the 2022/23 academic year, after new donors joined existing sponsors in responding to the foundation’s plea for funding.

CTO Scholarship Foundation Adds Funding For New Studies

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (8 April 2021) – For the first time since its founding 24 years ago, the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) Scholarship Foundation will this year fund a scholarship for studies in agro/gastronomy-related subjects.

The foundation is this year introducing the Thomas J. Greenan Scholarship, which will provide financial support to Caribbean nationals pursuing qualification in this field or in community-based or sustainable tourism.