The Gold Service Scholarship extends deadline for entries


The Gold Service Scholarship has announced that the application deadline for its 2016 competition has been extended until Friday October 9.

Now in its fourth year, The Gold Service Scholarship is an annual competition for young, front of house professionals working in the hospitality industry.

The competition will run between September 2015 and February 2016, during which entrants will be required to complete a series of written tasks and service challenges to get them through to the regional final, to be held at the Langham Hotel.

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The national final is then held at the Connaught Hotel and the 2016 winner will be announced in February 2016 at the awards ceremony held at Claridges.

The winner will receive a prize package with a range of mentoring opportunities, travel and placements from a group of top senior service professionals in the world.

Suzanne Weekes, competition secretariat, said: “We have had a number of requests for an extension and after taking these into consideration, we are now giving potential applicants an extra week to apply. We wish all our applicants the best of luck and look forward to meeting the shortlisted finalists at the regional final in November.”

To enter and for more information on what the competition involves, visit