Research Grant

From Timothy S.Y. Lam Foundation

The mission of the Timothy S. Y. Lam Foundation is to support research, education, and training within the hospitality industry by bestowing scholarships and grants to those seeking careers or advancement in the hospitality industry; funding education programs that promote the hospitality industry; and awarding research grants to those interested in blending academia with practical industry know-how.

Grant uses


The Foundation supports programs that are practical and directly benefit the hospitality industry. Of particular interest are efforts that apply rigorous academic research to solve practical hospitality issues. All grants are measured on the direct results of measurable improved efficiency and efficacy for the hospitality industry. The Foundation emphasizes activities in the following areas and organizations that work in the following areas:

  • Research programs that improve employment possibilities and career advancement for those entering or incumbents in the hospitality industry
  • Research programs that enhance efficiency in the hospitality industry 


Organization's Location
Program Location
Organization Type
Accredited institutions
Industry associations
Charitable organizations
Organizations that have been described in Section 501(c)(3), 501(c)(6) and 509(a)(1) or 509(a)(2) of the Internal Revenue Code


The Foundation makes limited contributions to disaster relief efforts, endowments, and capital campaigns.
500 – 10k


Required Attachments
Project Budget
Letters of Support
Contact info
Charity Joy Mills
(702) 900-7584