The Patti J. Shock Scholarship

In conjunction with The International School of Hospitality (TISOH), The Foundation of NACE presents the The Patti J. Shock Scholarship educational scholarships. The scholarships provide funding for the Meeting and Event Catering Certificate program in class or online.

Each scholarship includes:

  • Cost of tuition and fees for the Meeting and Event Catering Certificate Program -excludes textbooks ($1800 value). 
This course is suitable for both catering career newcomers and transitionary. Meeting and event professionals seeking to build on or fill gaps in their knowledge base may also want to apply. No prior experience or education in this field is required. For more information on the program, visit

Earn a recognized credential and Advance your career –

Who Can Apply?
To be eligible for these educational scholarships, students must meet the following requirements: 
  • Applicants must submit a resume and an essay (no more than 1,000 words). 
  • Students must have a high school diploma, GED or higher education degree.
  • Basic computer proficiency is assumed although one-on­ one tech support is available to all students.
How to Apply 
Applications open in the fall of 2018. Course must be taken within 12 months of award notification.