Robert Earl Scholarship
Offered to students on the School of Hospitality and Tourism Management’s undergraduate BSc programmes, the Robert Earl Scholarship Fund helps UK/EU students in the School undertake international exchanges or Professional Training placements in an overseas organisation.
Reflecting the diversity of placements and study exchange opportunities offered by the School, students are set for a range of destinations around the world, including Australia, Ireland, Spain, Brazil, Thailand, Belgium, Austria and the USA.
Robert Earl is the founder of the Planet Hollywood restaurant chain and a graduate of the University of Surrey, with an honours degree in Hotel and Catering Management. The announcement of his scholarship fund for the School came at an evening reception at Planet Hollywood in London, attended by over 130 students, staff, alumni and industry contacts.
The inaugural Robert Earl Scholarships for 2013/14 have been awarded to 14 students across the School of Hospitality and Tourism Management, with each scholarship worth up to £2,500. Details of how to apply for 2014/15 Scholarships will be posted here in due course.