AAHOA Scholarship


A partnership with KSU’s Michael A. Leven School of Management, Entrepreneurship, and Hospitality, the scholarship provides financial assistance to exceptional individuals, many of whom are first-generation college students who need even more access to vital funds.

AAHOA Founding Chairman HP Rama Inspires the Next Generation of Hoteliers

Make a Long-Lasting Impact on Our Industry

Your donation to the Kennesaw State University Foundation is fully tax-deductible and enables a future hotelier to achieve his or her dream. Contributions from AAHOA Members and Industry Partners will help create a sizable endowment that will provide scholarships for students for many years to come, ensuring that our industry continues to thrive.


Help us make their dreams a reality. Please consider making a contribution today.

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Ariana Stevenson: The First Recipient of the Kennesaw State University’s Michael Leven and Lee Dushoff AAHOA Scholarship for Compassionate Leadership

“The thing that excites me most about the hospitality industry is the opportunity to serve others and give back to my local community through compassion in my day to day. The people you meet and the conversations that you get to have with others is truly why I want to pursue a career in this industry.”

— Ariana Stevenson, KSU Scholarship Recipient

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