Twiddy Scholarship

Hospitality, Statistics, Engineering, Marketing & Study Abroad

Twiddy & Company is a family owned and operated company specializing in Outer Banks rentals on the coast of North Carolina for over 40 years. The Twiddy & Company Scholarship was created for students interested in Hospitality Management and Data Analytics. We encourage all students in related fields of Business, Hospitality, Statistics, Engineering, and Marketing to apply.  In addition, since we value the opportunity to study abroad so highly, our scholarship is open to those looking to expand their horizons as well. The scholarship recipient will receive a $1,000 scholarship for tuition reimbursement.

Eligibility: Please carefully review the eligibility requirements before completing the application.  We do not require a familiarity with the Outer Banks but we encourage all applicants to learn about the area before applying. A selection committee will review applications based on the following requirements.

Desired applicant:

    1. Enrolled full-time in a bachelor’s or master’s program or a related discipline, i.e. business, statistics, hospitality or spa management, and pursuing a hospitality management/leadership hospitality entrepreneurial-related career.  

    2. Has completed or is enrolled in courses with a strong emphasis on business, management, analytics and/or entrepreneurship.

    3. Has a minimum GPA (or international equivalent) of 3.0.

    4. Is involved in on- or off-campus organizations or clubs and demonstrates leadership roles held in such organizations or clubs.

    5. Submits the following required materials with your application:
      • A 1000-3500 word essay on one of the following topics:
        1. What does “family vacation” mean to you?
        2. How will the evolution of technology influence the hospitality industry?
        3. What lessons have you learned in school that will impact your career in the field of choice?
      • Original college transcripts that include evidence of courses taken and current GPA (or international equivalent);
      • Two reference letters;
      • A professional resume.

Congratulations to Kira Riddlemoser, winner of the Twiddy & Company Scholarship for the Fall 2019 semester!
2019 Scholarship Winner

We are now taking entries for the 2020 spring semester - entry deadline is December 31, 2019.

Download Scholarship Application

*Please submit your name, contact information, application, and all required materials to If you have questions regarding eligibility contact To learn more about the other opportunities available be sure to visit our Careers & Internship page.