The California Hotel & Lodging Association Hospitality Foundation is the result of the two largest supporters of hospitality education and scholarship awards in the state – the Hotel & Restaurant Foundation (HARF) and the California Hotel & Lodging Association Education Foundation joining forces to support the future of the hospitality industry in California.


CHLA Hospitality Foundation scholarships distinguish students and offer a unique career advantage.


CHLA Hospitality Foundation scholarships are merit-based financial accolades that award emerging leaders in California’s hospitality industry.


The CHLA Hospitality Foundation is based in Sacramento, California, but offers scholarships to students throughout the state.


California Hotel & Lodging Association Hospitality Foundation is a non-profit organization that provides scholarships and research in support of excellence among industry employees and hospitality students, to raise the profile of the California hospitality industry.

The Alice Statler Library is a resource for students entering the culinary world.


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CHLA Hospitality Foundation

CHLA Hospitality Foundation

nurturing the future leaders of the hospitality industry
…because Hospitality is way of life…