Cover photo: Rene Asmussen, Pexels.com Funds for this year’s public call were awarded to scholarship holders from 21 companies and one county chamber of crafts. Read more in the attachment. This is a scholarship program implemented by the Ministry of Tourism in cooperation with companies, ie hotels, camps, travel agencies and county chambers of crafts in such a way that each stakeholder participates in co-financing the scholarship with 50 percent. In the school and academic year 2019/2020, the Ministry of Tourism, based on the Program for Encouraging Personnel Education in Hospitality and Tourism – Scholarships 2019, will co-finance scholarships for 221 new students who are studying for hospitality and tourism occupations and occupations related to the development of special form of tourism. Side dish: Decision on the selection of partners and the number of scholarship holders Based on this program, pupils and students are entitled to a maximum of 1.200 kuna monthly scholarship, from September 1 this year to June 30 next year. Immediately after the completion of regular schooling, ie studying, the partner has the obligation to conclude a fixed-term employment contract or a trainee employment contract with the scholarship holder. During the receipt of the scholarship, the scholarship holder has the obligation to regularly perform a professional internship, enroll in classes / year in the regular term and remain employed in the company for at least as long as the scholarship lasted.