Benjamin Mutnick "Mettle" Scholarship Award

Established in memory of GVSU HTM Professor, Ben Mutnick, to recognize an HTM student who, like Professor Mutnick, has persevered through and/or overcome challenging or adverse conditions in their own lives while, at the same time, achieving success in the HTM Program.  Each award recipient will demonstrate a sincere motivation to succeed, despite such trials and tribulations.  Student should note that this award is not limited solely to those individuals who may have overcome severe illness, but is available to those students who endured any significant obstacle with an optimistic aspiration to succeed, despite all odds.


  • Declared major in Hospitality and Tourism Management
  • Must be a full-time (12 credits) undergraduate student during the 2017-2018 academic year
  • Making satisfactory academic progress according to the norms established by the University (min. 2.0 GPA)
  • Note: Previous recipients of the Benjamin Mutnick Mettle Award are not eligible to apply.

AWARD:  Amount varies, up to $1,500

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Skye Thebo - 2015/2016 Benjamin Mutnick "Mettle" Scholarship Recipient

2015-2016 Recipient
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Past Recipients:
2011-2012 - Audrey Tensen
2012-2013 - Loren Crego
2013-2014 - Jessica Sharpe
2014-2015 - Bazel Shaw

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