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Calling all top performers.

Win the work-trip of a lifetime.

As an industry leader, we know a thing or two about performance. That's why we’re searching for the next Hospitality superstar to take out the prestigious 2019 Hostplus Hospitality Scholarship supported by Melbourne Food and Wine Festival.

The scholarship is back for its 6th year and once more offers a deserving up and comer the work-experience opportunity of a lifetime.

Open to all Australian residents aged between 22 and 35 working across the full spectrum of the hospitality industry -from makers and bakers to servers and shakers- On offer is the chance to learn from the best in the business, whatever that business may be, wherever they may be located.

See the world, work with the greats and come back home with a tricked-out skillset to blow your boss’s mind.

Previous winners have explored the magic of coffee in the Brazilian rainforest, the cutting edge of dining in Denmark and the power of spice in Thailand.

In addition to a personalised international work experience itinerary, the 2019 scholarship winner will receive an exclusive year-long mentorship with a local legend in their field.

Applications close 15 May 2019 so be sure to get your submission in for your chance to shine.

The 2019 experience that will incorporate the following:

  • International economy return airfares;
  • 3 x 4 day stages at internationally acclaimed venue outside of Australia;
  • Accommodation;
  • $2,000 spending money;
  • Mentorship with a MFWF legend;
  • A MFWF 2019 foodie experience with exclusive tickets to selected events; and
  • An exclusive invite to the 2019 Legends & Rising Stars Announcement event.

Apply now

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