The Hospitality Industry Trust (HIT) Scotland is looking for stars of the future for its 2013 Emerging Talent Scholarship programme.
Successful scholars will be given the opportunity to take part in money-can't-buy learning experiences or study at some of the world's best hospitality schools.
Placements range from working in Michelin-starred kitchens, behind the scenes at prestigious events or learning how leading resorts in Dubai maintain high standards.
Courses are also available at the Disney Institute in Florida, Europe's top hospitality school in Lausanne, Switzerland, or at the Ivy League Cornell University School of Hotel Administration in the USA.
Applications are welcome from Scottish residents at all levels and sectors of the hospitality industry, including those studying towards a relevant qualification.
For further information or to apply for an Emerging Talent Scholarship, visit www.hitscotland.co.uk/scholarship_applications2012/
The closing date for applications is 30 November 2012, with the scholarships being awarded at HIT Scotland's Emerging Talent Conference on 7 February 2013, at the Assembly Rooms in Edinburgh.
By Janet Harmer
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