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.


2024 Scholarships Open

The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) Scholarship Foundation is announcing its Call for Applications for Scholarships for the 2024/25 academic year. This year, the CTO Scholarship Foundation will be offering the following scholarships and grants:

  • The Jean Holder Memorial Scholarship
  • The Audrey Palmer Hawks Memorial Scholarship
  • The Arley Sobers Memorial Scholarship
  • The Bonita Morgan Memorial Scholarship
  • A limited number of grants

Deadline

The deadline for submitting entries is Friday, 3 May 2024 at 11:59 p.m. Pacific Time.

Apply: https://ctofoundation.org/apply


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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Isabelle Limea
Isabelle Limea
As part of my Master’s Degree Program in 2014 I had to do an internship.  An opportunity came up to be an intern within Caribbean Tourism Organization in London as a Marketing Assistant for 7 months.  It was my first…
Martinique
Lorine Bozin
Lorine Bozin
After completing a Preparatory School for national competitive examinations to enter French Business Schools, I had the opportunity to integrate Grenoble Ecole de Management, which provides multiple student programs for its…
Martinique
Rae-Gean Jenkins
Rae-Gean Jenkins
Being awarded a CTO Foundation Scholarship was a great honour and afforded me the opportunity to complete my studies at the University of Waterloo. I was awarded a Scholarship from the CTO Foundation in 2012 at a time where…
Saint Kitts and Nevis

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.