Applications for the 2019 Hostplus Hospitality Scholarship are now closed.

 Thanks to everyone who applied. Judging will commence shortly and we’ll be in touch with updates at each stage of the process. The winner will be announced in July 2019.


About the Hostplus Hospitality Scholarship

The prestigious Hostplus Hospitality Scholarship offers the next generation of Australian hospitality workers a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to work across the world in three internationally acclaimed hospitality businesses.

Upon their return to Australia, the scholarship winner will be partnered with a local industry leader for a year-long mentorship to expand their industry experience and connections in their chosen field.

In addition, the three finalists will join international and local hospitality stars at the 2020 Melbourne Food & Wine Festival.

The annual scholarship program is facilitated by the Melbourne Food & Wine Festival through its extensive global network. 

The winner’s international work experience includes flights, accommodation and spending money.

Meet the 2019 judges

Meet the 2019 judges

These are the faces to know if you're consdiering applying.

What it's like to work at Atelier Crenn

What it's like to work at Atelier Crenn

Reflections from 2018 winner Kay-Lene Tan.

Diary of a chef

Diary of a chef

2018 winner Kay-Lene Tan on the road

Hostplus Hospitality Scholarship

Hostplus Hospitality Scholarship

Q&A with 2017 winner Caitlyn Rees