Hilton launches hospitality scholarship initiative

The program will provide $500,000 financial aid for employees and community members

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Hilton inaugurated Hilton Cares, providing $500,000 in scholarships and financial aid for team members and community individuals aiming to pursue careers in hospitality. Applications for the program will open in early 2024.

HILTON AND HILTON Global Foundation recently introduced Hilton Cares. The program providing $500,000 in scholarships and financial aid for employees and community members interested in pursuing careers in hospitality.

Applications for the program open in early 2024, Hilton said in a statement.

Hilton also was named the World’s Best Workplace by Fortune magazine and Great Place to Work’s latest rankings. The company also was named the Best Workplace for Women in the U.S. and maintained its No. 1 Best Workplace status in various countries in 2023, including Argentina, Austria, China, Dominican Republic, France, India, Italy, Peru, Portugal, Switzerland and Uruguay.

“At Hilton, we are building a fully human experience at work, where our team members feel like they are seen, they are welcome, and they are part of something greater than themselves,” said Laura Fuentes, Hilton’s chief human resources officer. “This recognition reinforces what employees are looking for – a workplace culture that helps them reach their full potential.”

In September, Hilton contributed almost $500,000 to aid local relief efforts in response to the wildfires in Maui, Hawaii. Over 9,000 sales and operational leaders from Hilton hotels in the Americas, including Focused Service and All Suites brands, collectively raised nearly $175,000 for Maui relief initiatives.