Welcome to theInnholder Scholarships

The St Julian Scholars is the alumni of hotel professionals who have graduated from the Innholders Scholarships, a career-changing opportunity to attend management courses at world-renowned universities.

Click here to read the St Julian Scholars Constitution.

About

Applications for Innholder Scholarships will open on 1st July 2024 and close on 30th August 2024. Information on how to apply will be announced in due course.

Submissions for the Innholders Scholarships are now closed. For information regarding applications for next year, please contact us.  

There are three courses available for award. You are given the opportunity to select your preferred course however this is not always guaranteed, and an alternative course may be offered.

Talent Development Programme at Cranfield University, Buckinghamshire, UK

General Management Programme at Cranfield University, Buckinghamshire, UK

The General Managers Programme at Cornell University, New York, USA

Those accepted onto the course are also invited to several meetings throughout the year to discuss hotel management and the wider hospitality industry as a whole, as well as receive support to further develop their skills.

Take a look at the St Julian Scholars Autumn Meeting 2022 by clicking the link below.

 

 

 

Courses

There are three courses available for award. You are given the opportunity to select your preferred course however this is not always guaranteed, and an alternative course may be offered.

Talent Development Programme at Cranfield University, Buckinghamshire, UK

This programme is designed for early career professionals looking to develop their management and leadership capabilities, helping to broaden their business expertise and improve confidence and competence.

Composed of 2-3 days virtual learning, ten days residential split into two visits, as well as review sessions after six and twelve months.

General Management Programme at Cranfield University, Buckinghamshire, UK

Designed for senior managers, the programme will give you the ability to lead cross-function teams, formulate and implement strategic decisions, develop new insights and strategies, as well as understand and examine your business from a global perspective.

Composed of 8-10 hours virtual learning, nine days residential split into two visits, plus review sessions at six and nine months.

The General Managers Programme at Cornell University, New York, USA

This programme is designed for general managers overseeing full-service hotels, as well as senior hospitality professionals such as managing directors and executive assistant managers.

You will learn to identify key challenges and opportunities facing hospitality businesses today, explore ideas for innovative hospitality products and services, assess your strengths as a leader, as well as how to enhance the guest experience.

Composed of two live virtual courses completed over two months and a five day immersion experience with Cornell faculty.

How To Apply

Applications for Innholder Scholarships will open on 1st July 2024 and close on 30th August 2024. Information on how to apply will be announced in due course.

Alumni & Chairman

Graduates of the Innholders Scholarship are invited to join the St Julian Scholars. Managed by an Executive Committee, the St Julian Scholars focuses on five key areas:

  • Events
  • Giving back
  • Membership engagement
  • Stakeholders
  • Communication

Each member of the St Julian Scholars Executive Committee sits on one of the above working groups and in addition, general alumni members are encouraged to take an active role in these groups.

View the full list of St Julian Scholars. 

The current chairman of the St Julian Scholars is Grant Campbell MI SJS. 

Cranfield Knowledge Hub

Cranfield's Knowledge Hub is available for St. Julian Scholars to use and is updated regularly with thought leadership articles, videos, podcasts and webinars.

Visit the Knowledge Hub here

Events

The St Julian Scholars hold several meetings for alumni and the wider Master Innholders community throughout the year:

St Julian Scholars Autumn Meeting – Friday 8 November 2024

Join us for a day full of exciting insights and networking opportunities with fellow members of the Master Innholders community at the upcoming SJS Autumn meeting. Booking details to follow. 

 

2023 Innholder Scholarship Winners

Meet the 2023 Innholder Scholarship winners! 

Adam Wardale General Manager Middletons Hotel York
Bradley Werb Operations Manager Park Plaza Waterloo
Clothilde Mehu Rooms Divisions Manager South Lodge
Damien Martin General Manager The Parkgate Hotel
John Keane Director of F&B Mondrian Shoreditch
Leanne Silavant Front Office Manager The Castle Hotel, Windsor
Michael Musgrave General Manager Apex Hotel, Bath
Paul Hunter General Manager No.1 by Guest House, York
Rachael Stevens Rooms Division Manager Pennyhill Park
Samantha Rieu Hotel Manager The Beaumont Hotel
Stephen Robson General Manager The Pier Hotel, Harwich

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