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Visit Tucson Hospitality Scholarship

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Visit Tucson is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that works to attract leisure visitors, group meetings, sports events, travel media, filmmakers and content creators to the metro Tucson region. Visit Tucson is the official destination marketing organization for the City of Tucson, Pima County and Town of Oro Valley and partners with more than 500 business members throughout the community.

Metro Tucson is a culturally diverse community—It is this diversity and kindness that attracts people from across the globe to our area and Visit Tucson is excited to shine a light on all of our region’s goodness. (

An opportunity to promote the hospitality industry—a driver of the economy of our region—and empower PCC students enrolled in the Hospitality Leadership Program speaks to the core of Visit Tucson’s mission.

The Visit Tucson Hospitality Scholarship is designed to cover the cost of educational expenses for full-time or part-time Pima Community College students enrolled in the Hotel/Restaurant Management Certificate Program, Culinary Concentration, seeking an Associate of Applied Science or in any undergraduate, hospitality related program. Students applying must:

  • Maintain a minimum 2.0 GPA
  • Be able to participate, 10-20 hours/week in a paid internship through Visit Tucson; to be completed within two (2) semesters
  • Complete various prerequisites*
  • Priority given to students identifying as African-American, enrolled in PCC’s Hospitality Leadership Program

*See prerequisite requirements in Scholarship Universe

If you are a student and desire an application for this scholarship, go to MyPima and the Scholarship Universe portal and apply directly. If you are interested in learning how to establish a scholarship or endowment like the Visit Tucson Hospitality Scholarship, please contact a member of the Foundation Team.