BRIDGING THE GAP INDIGENOUS HOSPITALITY SCHOLARSHIPS
In February 2020, Bridging the Gap Foundation in partnership with International College of Hotel Management (ICHM) and Accor had the pleasure of announcing that Ghinna Ambrum and Maddison Ingram are the recipients of the second round of Indigenous Hospitality Scholarships.
This is the second year that the scholarships have been awarded by Bridging the Gap Foundation and partners, providing the opportunity for Indigenous students to study a three-year Bachelor of Business (Hospitality Management) Course at ICHM. Last year's recipient was Kenneth Abrook, Kaurna man who is currently working at Pullman Adelaide who is continuing his second year of studies at ICHM.
To raise the profile of Bridging the Gap Foundation
To create awareness and understanding among the public about the importance of Indigenous training
To profile the scholarship recipients as the future generation of hospitality experts
Working in partnership with industry to create opportunities for Indigenous students
The scholarships were officially awarded to Ghinna and Maddison on Friday 28 February at IBIS Adelaide by Minister David Pisoni, MP. Momentum2 managed the announcement as well as the event, which was attended by Adelaide media and key stakeholders. Coverage was secured in the Cairns Post, Adelaide Advertiser and Travel Weekly.